• Short Summary

    Mens' and women's tennis matches from Wimbledon - Fred Perry loses.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Wimbledon. The Mecca of Tennis. World's Finest tennis players meet on the famous centre court."

    The All England Tennis Club, Wimbledon, London.

    GV of outer courts at Wimbledon.

    Shots of crowd on Centre Court.

    Intertitle reads: "Miss Scriven, in the women's first big match, beat Mlle. Sigart - Belgian Champion - without losing a set, 7-5 ... 7-5."

    Various shots of match between Miss Peggy Scriven and Miss Sigart.

    Intertitle reads: "... but the biggest sensation was the downfall of Fred Perry - England's No. 1 ... by Norman Farquharson (South Africa) 7-5, 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4."

    Shots of the match between Perry and Farquharson.

    N.B. There appears to be material missing from this story - issue sheet suggests missing intertitle: "E Meier, (Spain) provided first thrill by only just failing the best the redoubtable Australian, John Crawford. 7-5, 6-4, 2-6, 3-6, 6-4."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    727.28
    Media URN:
    6537
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1933
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:59:00 / 01:49:59:00
    Canister:
    33/52

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Miss Sigart" is Josane Sigart.

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