• Short Summary

    England lose in Davis Cup International tennis tie against Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Davis Cup. Tennis Stars Fail First Big Test".

    Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Sussex. England lose in Davis Cup International tennis tie against Italy.

    SV Gianni Cucelli (right) and Tony Mottram. CU Italian badge pan up to Cucelli. CU Tony Mottram. SV Cucelli and Mottram walk away onto court. CU Two women watching. GV Play. Cucelli serving. (Near end.) Point to Cucelli Side view crowd applauding. SV Cucelli serving (far end.) LV Play, Point to Mottram. SV Women applauding. SV Cucelli serving. (Near end.) Wins game. Runs round to shake hands with Mottram. SV Cucelli being congratulated.

    SV Geoff Paish and Rolando del Bello walking onto court. CU Badge on Del Bello pan up to face pan over to CU Paish. SV Crowd watching. SV Top view Paish serving. Point to Paish. Paish runs into net cord judge. Side view crowds applauding GV Paish serving. Paish wins game shakes hands at net. Both players walk of court. Side view crowd applauding. Scoreboard shot - 2-2. CU Paish putting on sweater.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1464.40
    Media URN:
    47780
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1950
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:58:00 / 01:49:42:00
    Canister:
    50/38

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Del Bello" is Rolando del Bello.

    In the final paragraph, "Top view del Bello serving" - actually it's Paish. Also in the final paragraph - "Del Bello runs in to umpires" - again its actually Paish, and he runs in to the net cord judge rather than the umpire.
    (Both those incidents start at 01:02).

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks very much.

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