• Short Summary

    Opening day of Wimbledon Tennis Tournament. Greater London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Wimbledon opening.

    Wimbledon Tennis Tournament. Greater London.

    M/S people passing through gates. M/S stand at Wimbledon. M/S programmes. C/U as programmes are sold. M/S man carrying armful of racquets. M/S Gottfried Von Cramm standing at office door. M/S Nancy Chaffee arriving. M/S Tea Gardens. C/U zoom in to Mrs George Melachrino in large hat. M/S order of play board.

    L/S Budge Patty v D.A. Lurie with Patty receiving at far end. C/U Patty walking up to net. M/S crowd applauding. C/U Patty and Lurie. M/S programme being removed to reveal playing courts. C/U Deyro taking picture. C/U pan up Nancy Chaffee's flowered dress to her face. C/U Miss Gibson, first black female to play at Wimbledon. C/U Frank Sedgman. C/U Joy Gannon (Mrs Mottram), pan to Tony Mottram.

    M/S Von Cramm serving. M/S Drobny chasing ball. He hits return but Von Cramm smashes into net. M/S Von Cramm chasing across court. L/S as Drobny beats Von Cramm, they run to net, pan to crowd applauding heartily. C/U Von Cramm pan to Drobny.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:03:00 / 01:22:39:00

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