• Short Summary

    The opening and first day play of Wimbledon tennis championships, London.

  • Description

    The opening of the lawn tennis championships at Wimbledon, London.

    Aerial Wimbledon courts. SV. Players arriving, pan down to bags. SV. Australians arrive. CU. Fred Perry chatting to friend. SV. Tony Mottram and H. Stewart (USA) on right walk- ing on to centre court. STV. Crowd.

    SV. Mottram serving and in play. GV.SV. Tea gardens. SV. Pressmen, pan to Maria Weiss (Argentine) posing on arriving. SCU. Mr. and Mrs. Seixas (USA) SV. J. Drobny (Egypt) on arrival. GV. Games in progress on various courts. SV. Crowd.

    GV. Hoad (Australian) far end of No.1 Court playing Russell Seymour (S. Africa) SV. Hoad in play. SCU. Girls picnicking. GV. Drobny playing Destremau (France). (Destremau in long trousers. He wins a point).

    STV. Crowd applauding. SV. Drobny in play. STV. Crowd applauding. SV. Ken Rosewall in play - he wins. GV. Crowd. SCU. Rosewall signs autographs. (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    94.12
    Media URN:
    28569
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:37:00 / 01:38:19:00
    Canister:
    53/47

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