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  • Short Summary

    King Alfonso of Spain turns up to watch the Womens Championships at Wimbledon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Wimbledon. The Mecca of Tennis. King Alfonso sees Senorita de Alverez [sic] beat Mrs Lycett in the Women's Singles."
    Introductory intertitle reads: "The Senorita introduces her famous divided skirt to Wimbledon!"

    Wimbledon, London.

    Senorita de Alvarez and Mrs Lycett walk out onto centre court. MS as the two pose for cameras.

    Various shots of the womens tennis Wimbledon final.

    King Alphonso XIII of Spain and other dignitaries watch the match.

    More shots of match - we can see the interesting design of the Senorita's skirt in some shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    815.16
    Media URN:
    10763
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:59:00 / 01:22:05:00
    Canister:
    31/51

Comments (1)

  1. scorpio1163 says

    Contrary to the description above, this is not the final as de Alvarez lost in one of the earlier rounds in 1931.

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