• Short Summary

    Champion tennis player Suzanne Lenglen demonstrates her technique on the roof of the Gallerie Lafayette in Regent Street.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Sportshots - Popular sports and pastimes under the Cine-Camera lens - Described by Charles Eade of the "Sunday Express". This week Charles Eade takes Suzanne Lenglen for his subject."

    London.

    On the roof of the Gallerie Lafayette (sp?) in Regent Street we see champion tennis player Suzanne Lenglen demonstrating her different tennis racquet grips and tennis strokes to a small watching crowd. Commentator Charles Eade describes practice techniques as we see Suzanne hitting a tennis ball against a wall. Several slow motion shots show Suzanne's skill in detail.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1074.26
    Media URN:
    37461
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:18:00 / 01:56:59:00
    Canister:
    PT 171

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