• Short Summary

    Tennis aces Mary Hardwick and Charles Hare use tennis to rehabilitate wounded servicemen.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Service to Health".

    Queen's Club, London.

    C/U of Mr. Jenkins, Secretary of the Queens Club, speaking to tennis players Mary Hardwick and Charles Hare. Various shots of tennis stars giving tennis demonstration to group of servicemen and women. The servicemen and women are recovering from war wounds and this is part of their rehabilitation. Various shots of Mary and Charles teaching group how to serve. Various shots of Mary and Charles playing doubles with two of the injured service personnel.

    Note: for some unexplained reason all the servicemen and women are playing tennis in heavy overcoats!?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1215.14
    Media URN:
    33831
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:56:00 / 01:40:24:00
    Canister:
    NP 34

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