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    Henley Royal Rowing Regatta - Peter Thompson wins Open Golf Championship for 4th time.

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    Full title reads: "Sport".

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Henley Royal Rowing Regatta.

    GV River Thames at Henley with two boats. GV People with umbrellas up. GV Start of Grand Challenge Cup, between a Leningrad Club and an Australian club, Australian club nearest camera. GV People watching from the banks. GV Boats coming toward the finish with Australian club well in the lead they pass the post 2 1/2 lengths ahead. GV Start of Diamond Sculls between Stuart Mackenzie of Sydney Club and Ivanov, Central Army Club, USSR Ivanov is nearest camera. GV Finish of Diamond Sculls, Ivanov is behind Mackenzie. SV People in stand. GV Ivanov just passing winning post some time after Mackenzie he stops rowing and practically collapses.

    Royal Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire. Peter Thompson wins Open Golf Championship for the 4th time.

    CU David Thomas and his wife, GV Crowds around tee. SV Peter Thompson driving off. CU Man watching. SV David Thomas driving off, he bends down to pick up tee, crowd move forward. GV Crowds moving towards the green. SV Peter Thompson putting on the green, CU Ball rolling toward hole and goes in. GV Crowd moving towards next driving point. SV Peter Thompson driving. CU Man with binoculars. SV David Thomas driving, he drives and picks his tee off ground. GV Crowds. CU Two women in crowd. SV Thompson putting on 18th green. CU Ball going in hole. CU Thomas putting, ball goes in hole and he doffs his hat. CU Man with cigar looking very satisfied. CU Peter Thompson walking along signing autograph books.

    Wimbledon Men's Singles Tennis Final. LV Pan, Neale Frazer and Ashley Cooper walking onto the Court amidst applause. GV Crowd applauding, GV Frazer nearest camera serving, Cooper back hands, Frazer returns, Cooper returns, Frazer close to the net returns it out of Cooper's reach. CU Crowd applauding. SV Cooper serving. LV Frazer returns, Cooper sends it back with a forehand, Frazer close to the net sends it back across court, Cooper runs for it, just manages to lob it over the net, Frazer returns it back out of Cooper's reach. Point to Frazer. SV Crowd applauding. SV Frazer at far end serves. GV Cooper returns it, Frazer reaches out for it and sends high one it back, Cooper runs backwards, lets ball bounce and smashes it back, Frazer back hands, Cooper smashes it back. GV Crowd. GV Cooper serves. SV Umpire. GV Cooper serving for match point, Frazer back hands it, Cooper runs to the net and just drops it over out of Frazer's reach, to win. Both men come to net and shake hands. LV Frazer and Cooper walking amidst applause. SV Crowd. LV Duchess of Kent presents Cup. SV Cooper thanking the Duchess and walking away with Frazer. CU Cooper with Cup and Frazer beside him, Cooper holds Cup.

    Women's Singles Final. GV Althea Gibson and Angela Mortimer onto court. CU Two girls. GV Crowd. SV Mortimer on base line. GV Gibson serving, Mortimer returns, Gibson moves in, Mortimer hits out. LV Duchess of Kent. LV Mortimer back hands, Gibson runs in and returns, Mortimer returns, Gibson backs a few paces and smashes, Gibson hits he net. CU Ladies. LV Mortimer, Gibson return. SV Gibson across line for Mortimer's return, Gibson returns. LV Mortimer placing it out of Gibson's reach. LV Crowd. GV Gibson serving, Mortimer forehand return, Gibson runs to net, Gibson returns, GV Gibson sends ball back, Mortimer back hand return, Gibson near the net drops a shot out of Mortimer's reach. LV. Crowd. GV. Mortimer plays match service, Gibson forehand return, Mortimer back hand, Gibson returns. Mortimer back hand return. Gibson returns, Mortimer back hand, Gibson near the net returns it and wins, the two girls shake hands, Gibson is presented with plate by Duchess of Kent, she holds up plate and blows a kiss to crowd.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:54:15:00 / 01:59:07:00

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