• Short Summary

    Bobby Wilson, Finchley schoolboy, gives hard time to America's Tony Trabert at Wimbledon.

  • Description

    Wimbledon, London.

    SV Wilson, on the left, and Trabert entering the court. STV crowd. GV start of game. SV Wilson receiving and in play at the far end. He plays two back hands but looses point. SV crowd applauding. LV Wilson serving from far end, he aces Trabert. SV Wilson serves. LV play, Trabert knocks a high one, Wilson jumps, but knocks the ball off court. SV crowd. SCU Wilson mopping his face with towel at the end of set, & SCU Trabert. Scoreboard in back showing Trabert has won first set 10-8. SCU umpire. LV Trabert preparing to serve at far end after change over. CU Trabert serving and in play. LV Trabert serving and in play. Wilson returns with a back hand along the line which just goes out. SCU crowd applauding. Back view, Wilson serving, pan up as Trabert returns. Back view, Trabert returns, they both play until Wilson smashes one past Trabert to win point but he loses the set. 8-6. SV crowd. Back view, Trabert preparing to receive Wilson's service for deciding point. LV Wilson serves. Trabert returns but Wilson knocks out. They walk up to centre of court to shake hands. SV crowd applauding. SV pan, Trabert walks up to umpire and shakes hands. Wilson does likewise. SV pressmen. SCU Wilson and Trabert shaking hands.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "B")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:21:00 / 01:20:01:00

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