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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary watch the tennis at Wimbledon.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "World's Tennis Championships - The King & Queen and crowded centre court see exciting duels between world's best players."

    Wimbledon, London.

    Brief M/S of two female tennis players, probably Senorita de Alvarez and Mrs B X Covel; various shots of their tennis match. M/S of King George V and Queen Mary sitting in the Royal Box, watching the game.

    Various shots of a tennis match between two men, probably Jean Borotra and PBD Spence (the South Africa Champion).

    More shots of both matches. General view of the crowd in the spectator stands. L/S of the King and Queen arriving and settling in their box seats. M/S of the male players posing for a stills cameramen. Nice L/S of the crowd watching the ball go back and forth.

    Note: some of these shots are probably cuts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    732.05
    Media URN:
    34891
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:09:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1516

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