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    Wimbledon, London.

    M/S of a male tennis player in action. C/U of the player serving and volleying. More M/Ss of the tennis player - looks like Rene Lacoste. M/S of a Japanese player - probably S. Okamoto. M/S of Lacoste and Okamoto removing their sweaters by the umpire's chair, the umpire enters and shakes hands with Okamoto. More shots of the players in action.

    M/S of a woman tennis player - possibly Suzanne Lenglen. Various L/Ss of a men's tennis match, pan to show packed spectator stands. Various shots of crowds of spectators clapping. More shots of the men's tennis game in action. More shots of Lenglen. High angled shot of a woman's tennis match. Panning shot of Centre Court. M/S of an umpire sitting in his chair. More shots of a men's tennis match. High angled panning shot across centre court. Various shots of a female tennis player in action - probably Lenglen.

    Note: this item appears to be cuts from another Pathe Gazette story - WORLD'S TENNIS RIVALS - in G 1097. AH 2000.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:21:00 / 02:02:59:00
    G 1101
    Sort Number:
    G 1101
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    Sport & Leisure
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. scorpio1163 says

    The player at 3:47 is Helen Wills of the US. The player at 4:12 is Suzanne Lenglen. The player at 5:40 is Jean Borotra of France and the match is taking place on the old No 1 Court. The player at the end of the clip is Helen Wills.

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