• Short Summary

    Wimbledon Tennis Tournament - shots of players and spectators.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wimbledon Under Way".

    Wimbledon Tennis Tournament, London.

    Elevated shot crowds entering Wimbledon. Crowds walk towards camera. C/U Kurt Nielsen of Sweden with his wife. C/U Nielsen. C/U T. Lejus and A. Potanin of Russia. C/U tennis player Anna Dmitrieva of Russia (Soviet Union) signing autographs. C/U tennis player Edna Buding of Germany getting out of car.

    G/V of the centre tennis court. Various shots of match between Neil Fraser of Australia (farthest away from camera) versus Pierre Darmon of France. Fraser wins. Various shots T. Lejus serving on No. 9. Court, he is playing Abe Segal (who wins). G/V people walking about.

    Various shots Wimbledon fashions: C/U girl in low-cut dress waving. C/U woman wearing hat with a rose on it. C/U woman with rose on a net hat (Pamela Livingstone). High angled shot of most of the courts.

    NB: old records refer to Australian tennis player as Fraser Neale.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1587.10
    Media URN:
    51090
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:44:00 / 01:15:43:00
    Canister:
    59/51

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