• Short Summary

    Opening matches from the Tennis championship at Wimbledon.

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    Wimbledon, London.

    GV. Centre court at Wimbledon. Bob Savitt (U.S.A.) v. N. Kumar (India) game in progress. SV. Savitt returning. LV. Kumar returns to Savitt. Savitt backhands, Kumar close up to net, returns. SV. Crowd applauding. MV. Order of play board. GV. Pan, Wimbledon Courts. SV. Pan, Marie Weiss, Argentine, walks up to official. CU. Marie Weiss. MV. Australians Ken McGregor, L. A. Hoad and M. G. Rose walking into building. SV. A. Larsen, U.S.A., alighting from car. GTV. People walking past court. SCU. People in crowd. SV. Towards and pan, J. Drobny, Egypt, walking away from court No. 3. SV. Owen Williams, signing autograph. SV. Towards and pan, Frank Sedgman, Australia, and J Bartroli (Spain) walking towards court. GV. Play in progress in courts. LV. Crowd applauding in centre court. MV. Kumar serving. Good rally, but Kumar wins point. SV. Crowd. LV. Savitt serving. Kumar returns. Savitt smashes and Kumar fails to reach it. Kumar runs forward to shake hands with Savitt. SV. Crowd. MV. Two players shaking hands over net.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:41:00 / 01:31:03:00

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