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Sport - Great Britain’s Davis Cup Failure

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1041A
Date Released
19 May 1949
Date submitted
13 May 1949
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1London’s Crusade
  2. 2Royal Windsor Horse Show
  3. 3A Surprise for Bob Stirling
  4. 4Flying Marines
  5. 5Princess Visits Historical Ruins
  6. 6Sport - Great Britain’s Davis Cup Failure
  7. 7Sport - Sportsman of the Year
  8. 8Mrs Pandit Arrives
  9. 9Stanley Holloway - Young Albert’s Creator Arrives in Sydney

Story

Story No. within this Issue
6 / 7
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Davis Cup. DESCRIPTION: Britain failed badly in the Davies Cup, Drobny beat Mottram and Cernik beat Paish in the Singles at Wimbledon. SHOTLIST: KS. Pan from tennis court to crowds. Tony Mottram & Drobny walk onto court, into camera. Jaroslav Drobny serves left-handed. General play. Cut-ins crowd following ball from right to left & vice versa. Cut-in Fred Perry in audience watching game. Cernik & Geoffrey Paish onto court. Paish serves, cut-in Drobny side of court watching. Cernik wins games.
Keywords
Sport; Tennis
Locations
Wimbledon
Card file number
51952
Credits:
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Camera
Martin Gray
Length of story (in feet)
126
Story extras:

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