• Short Summary

    Margaret Smith of Australia wins the Wimbledon women's singles trophy.

  • Description

    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Wimbledon, London.

    Several shots of the audience at Wimbledon's centre court waiting for start of the Women's Singles Final of the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament which was cancelled because of rain.

    The two finalists, Billie Jean Moffitt from USA and Margaret Smith of Australia arriving at centre court and bow to audience. Close up shot of the two finalists. Cut to the audience applauding.

    Margaret Smith serving. Several returns and Billie Jean Moffitt wins the point. Australian serving again and American wins the point.

    Various shots of the two women playing tennis and the audience watching. Margaret Smith wins the match. Two women hug and leave the court.

    Audience applauding. Princess Marina presents the trophy to the winner, Margaret Smith of Australia. Audience applauding. Margaret Smith holding trophy high in the air.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1764.20
    Media URN:
    54561
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:30:00 / 01:59:21:00
    Canister:
    63/56

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