• Short Summary

    The opening day at Wimbledon 1962.

  • Description

    Wimbledon 1962.

    L/S crowds walking about near the centre court entrance. L/S crowds and people wearing latest fashions. C/U of woman walking towards camera wearing flowered hat. M/S of Mrs Krishnan from India eating ice cream. M/S of tennis player Chuck Mckinley and his wife. C/U of girl wearing tennis racket hat. M/S of Bobby Wilson arriving, pan to Neil Fraser arriving. C/U of Miss Marlene Gerson from South Africa. C/U Drobny talking to friend. C/U of fashionable girl laughing. M/S Sonia Pacnta from Austria.

    M/S Mrs Heather Segal. C/U of girl with large hat wearing sun glasses. M/S Princess Marina stepping out of car followed by lady in waiting. C/U girl making notes in programme and looks up at scoreboard. L/S of scoreboard showing order of play. L/Ss of courts with play in progress. C/U of girl in crowd with large teeth. L/S of royal party watching from box. Shots of Rod Laver and Naresh Kumar walking out onto centre court. Several shots of match in progress. Laver wins. M/S of school girls applauding. M/S more people arriving to see tennis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1721.25
    Media URN:
    53462
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:27:00 / 01:54:45:00
    Canister:
    62/52

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