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  • Short Summary

    Ladies tennis - singles and doubles in the USA (U.S.A.)

  • Description

    Item title reads - Forest Hills, New York. U.S. net players score sweeping victory over British team in international match - Helen Wills, 17 year old star (with eye shade), beats Mrs Clayton (rest of title is obscured by timecode). USA (U.S.A.).

    L/S of the ladies match as they play a rally.

    Intertitle - 'An analysis of some remarkable strokes in "slow motion".'

    M/S of Helen Wills serving in slow motion and the other receiving and hitting it back, we see the rally in slow motion.

    Intertitle - 'America versus Britain. Mrs Mallory and Miss Wills (U.S. team in foreground) beat Mrs Beamish and Mrs Clayton 6-3, 6-2 in the final match of the series.'

    M/S of the doubles match.

    Intertitle - 'Molla Bjurstedt Mallory and Helen Wills, foremost tennis players of America - Miss Wills is expected to challenge Mrs Mallory for national championship.'

    M/S of Mrs Mallory and Miss Wills stood together after the match.

    Note: this item contains the same or similar footage to item entitled 'Ladies International Lawn Tennis Tournament' in G 1012 on *PM0314*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:13:00 / 01:35:35:00
    G 1011

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