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  • Short Summary

    Lenglen opens new tennis courts at Wimbledon.

  • Description

    Wimbledon, South London.

    Title: "MLLE. SUZANNE LENGLEN opens new Courts and plays first ball".

    M/S of French tennis star Lenglen walking out of a marquee accompanied by two men, one of which is the Mayor. Three tennis players, one female, two male, follow them. M/S of a crowd of people; a woman standing beside a table presents Lenglen with two large bouquets. M/S of the same scene; the Mayor, standing next to Lenglen, gives a speech. C/U of Lenglen.

    M/S of Lenglen, dressed in a smart suit and hat, serving a tennis ball. A crowd watches from behind the wire fence of the tennis court. High angled panning shot of from the crowd of court side spectators and the umpire, to a mixed doubles match involving Miss Lenglen.

    The rest of the shots are same or similar to those used earlier in the story - probably cuts or out takes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    504.05
    Media URN:
    25830
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:03:00 / 01:08:48:00
    Canister:
    G 1304

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