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    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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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    34891
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    732.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:09:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1516
    Sort Number:
    G 1516
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities
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    NEW Lili Alvarez 1927 Tennis Gold Balls South Africa Archive
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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