• Short Summary

    Alex Olmedo wins Men's Singles Finals at Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wimbledon".

    Sport. Wimbledon Tennis Championships - Men's Singles Finals, London.

    G/V Wimbledon Courts. Crowds applauding on centre court. Various shots of tennis match between Rod Laver from Australia and Alex Olmedo from Peru. L/S Princess Margaret and Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina) applauding from the royal box. More shots of match. Olmedo wins final point with a cross court back hander which is driven straight into Laver's body. The two players shake hands and walk off the court. Crowds applaud. L/S Olmedo shaking hands with the Duchess of Kent. L/S Duchess of Kent presenting the trophy to Olmedo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1587.35
    Media URN:
    51115
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:09:00 / 01:51:18:00
    Canister:
    59/54

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