• Short Summary

    Wimbledon tennis championships - 1960. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Wimbledon - 1960.

    Tennis championships, London.

    L/S exterior of Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club. M/S stands inside. Various shots of fashionable people walking about. M/S Kurt Nielsen and Don Candy. M/S Lalitha Krishnan and her husband. C/U to show the diamond cluster she is wearing in her nose. M/S Mexican Yola Ramirez and friends. L/S people walking about. Various good fashion shots of ladies showing their clothes, hats and handbags. M/S Mrs Fred Perry, pans down to her handbag which is shaped like a crab. M/S's French player Jean Grinda with Mexican heiress Sylvia Casablancas. C/U woman filming them. C/U woman drinking through straw and smiling at camera. M/S people walking along. M/S Drobny. C/U Althea Gibson. M/S Jack Kramer, he smiles at camera. M/S Jan Lehane from Australia, her friend Mrs Hawton is looking at her injured ankle. M/S two of them together.

    L/S people outside. L/S courts and people playing. M/S match between Maria Beuno and Christine Mercelis. Various shots of match, Beuno wins. M/S people watching and applauding. M/S as players walk off court. M/S men's doubles match between F. Contreras and M. Llamas, and J. L. Arilla and A. Gimeno. M/S crowds. M/S Christine Truman and Pat Wheeler walking onto court. M/S women fanning themselves. Various shots of the match. M/S people relaxing afterwards. Various shots of women eating strawberries and cream.

    Cataloguer's note: there is a shorter mute colour version of this item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:10:00 / 01:23:41:00

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