• Short Summary

    Henley Royal Regatta. Wimbledon singles finals & Irish Sweep Derby - Technicolor.

  • Description

    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
    Several shots of the two amphibian cars and several boats arriving at Henley by the river. Several shots of the crowd gathering on the river banks and in boats to watch Henley Regatta. Several shots of the double skulls race between German team and British Leander club pair. People watching. Berlin team wins. Several shots of the people in fashionable clothes, some young . Start of the race of the Thames Challenge Club final - Harvard eight win the race. People watching the races, some chatting, some relaxing near water. Young men if the Harvard crew push each other in water.

    Wimbledon.
    Various shots of the crowd arriving to Wimbledon Tennis Tournament. Various shots of the men's singles tennis match in progress between American Dennis Royston and Spanish tennis star Santana. Crowd watching. Princess Marina, Dowager Duchess of Kent and Princess Anne watching from royal box. Santana wins the Wimbledon Singles Final. Princess Marina presents Santana with the Cup, crowd applauding.
    Start of the ladies singles final match. The finalists, American Billy Jean King and Brazilian Maria Buenno arriving to centre court. Duke and Duchess of Kent watching from the royal box. Various shots of the match and audience watching. Billy Jean King wins the match. Princess Marina presents the trophy to her. She is posing to press.

    Republic of Ireland
    Various shots of the crowd moving around racecourse at start of the Irish Sweeps Derby. Jockeys arriving. People queuing to place their bets. Some fashionable people seen mingling around. Start of the race. Various shots of the race and people watching, some through binoculars. Sodium wins. Jockey Frankie Durr. Horse being unsaddled. Close up shot of the winning horse.

    Note in file reads: Not for Commercial Television.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1787.14
    Media URN:
    55122
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:33:00 / 01:33:54:00
    Canister:
    66/53

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