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  • 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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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:03:00 / 01:08:48:00
    G 1304
    Sort Number:
    G 1304
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    Temporary Workspaces: 24.4.2011 02:56 Suzanne Lenglen Women Giving Speeches Suzanne Lenglen wimbledon nitrate Wimbledon Launch 2018
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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