• Short Summary

    Good footage of the 1961 women's singles final at Wimbledon. London.

  • Description

    Colour.

    Wimbledon - London.

    L/S of Christine Trueman and Angela Mortimer walking out onto the centre court for the start of the women's singles final. M/S press photographers M/S of press taking photos. of the two tennis players. Various good shots of the tennis match in progress and crowds with umbrellas when rain stops play. L/S of Trueman slipping awkwardly on a point and injuring her leg, she subsequently loses the next set. Angela Mortimer eventually wins the match by two sets to one. Several shots of Mortimer receiving trophy from Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone. C/Us of Mortimer smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1730.26
    Media URN:
    53695
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:38:00 / 01:45:00:00
    Canister:
    61/56

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