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    Wimbledon tennis tournament - men and women playing singles and doubles.

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    Wimbledon, London.

    Title: "WORLD'S TENNIS RIVALS meet on famous Centre Court for 1924 Championships".

    Panning shot over a packed Centre Court, a match between two men is in progress.

    Intertitle: "R. Lacoste ... France".

    M/S of Rene Lacoste serving.

    Intertitle: "S. Okamoto ... Japan".

    M/S of Okamoto serving. High angled shot of the packed stands - the spectators' heads move in unison from side to side as they follow the game.

    Intertitle: "The Incomparable 'Suzanne'."

    M/S of a young woman - Suzanne Lenglen - serving and returning a volley. M/S of Queen Mary and King George V watching the tennis from the Royal Box. Various C/Us of the King and Queen watching the tennis.

    M/S of Lacoste serving. C/U of three female tennis stars. L/S of a women's doubles match. Various M/Ss of one of female doubles players serving. Various M/Ss of the women playing doubles, at the end of the match the two teams shake hands over the net.

    C/U of two male players off court, they walk past the camera. Various L/Ss of two men playing singles. Various M/Ss of the individual male players in action. M/S of the end of the game, panning shot follows one of the players running off the course to shake hands with the umpire. M/S of the players walking off the court, surrounded by coaches, officials and ball boys.

    Panning M/S of four male tennis players posing by the edge of the court. Various high angled L/Ss of the men's doubles match in progress. Various M/Ss of the doubles match in action, at the end of the game the two sets of partners shake hands over the net and leave the court followed by the camera.

    Note: for more shots of tennis action from this year's Wimbledon please refer to item - TENNIS in G 1101. AH 2000.

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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:
    01:44:31:00 / 01:52:00:00
    G 1097

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