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  • Short Summary

    King and Queen at Wimbledon jubilee celebration and shots of famous tennis stars of the day.

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    Wimbledon, South London.

    Title: "Wimbledon's Jubilee. King and Queen attend presentation of Commemoration Medals to past and present champions".

    L/S of Queen Mary and King George V standing in the middle of a tennis court, several dignitaries stand behind them. One at a time, two female tennis players walk onto the court to accept their medals from the King and Queen.

    Intertitle: "The Mecca of Tennis".

    Panning L/S of the many courts of Wimbledon.

    Intertitle: "The famous Centre Court".

    Panning L/S of a tennis match between two female players, the large spectator stands are packed. M/S of one of the players - could be Suzanne Lenglen, looks like there is a missing intertitle.

    Intertitle: "... or perhaps our own Joan Fry".

    C/U of Fry standing at the edge of the court. M/S of Fry serving.

    Intertitle: "A coming champion? H. W. Austin, the brilliant young Cambridge Player."

    C/U of a young man - Austin. M/S of Austin serving.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:46:00 / 01:37:41:00
    G 1305

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