• Short Summary

    Tennis - American girls keep Wightman cup for another year.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "U.S.A. HOLDS WIGHTMAN CUP".

    Wimbledon, London.

    The Wightman Cup tennis played at Wimbledon. Britain's No 3 tennis player, Betty Hilton (facing the camera) playing against Wimbledon Champion, American tennis player, Margaret Osborne Dupont. Hilton in play. Hilton gains a point. Margaret Osborne wins the match. Girls leaving court after the match.

    Girls eating sandwiches and looking at programme.

    Girls' doubles match between America's Louise Brough and Margaret Osborne Dupont and Britain's Kay Menzies and Betty Hilton, in progress. Americans gain a point as Kay Menzies hits out. Match point for America. Schoolgirls applauding. American girls win the match. They are congratulated at net and the players leave the court.

    Match between American Louise Brough (nearest camera) and Britain's Jean Bostock. Various shots of the match. Heads moving from side to side before the applause. Umpire announcing. Louise Brough serving. Jean Bostock returning. More shots of the match. Audience applauds at the end of match. Jean Bostock wiping her forehead. Louise Brough is the winner.

    Presentation of trophy. Duchess of Kent presenting trophy to the American team.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1432.06
    Media URN:
    47075
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:04:00 / 01:10:43:00
    Canister:
    48/49

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