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Sportabout

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2113
Date Released
1 Dec 1969
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Miss World
  2. 2Sportabout
  3. 3Animal World
  4. 4Abrivado

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Sportabout. DESCRIPTION: Sportsman of the Year, according to Daily Express readers, is British Open Champion Golfer, Tony Jacklin, while Ann Jones, this year’s Wimbledon champion takes the Sportswoman of the Year Award. The Prime Minister presented their trophies at a dinner in the Savoy Hotel. Next day, Tony Jacklin tried to drive a golf ball across the Thames from the hotel roof - but didn’t quite make it. SHOTLIST: MS Ann Jones arrives at Savoy for presentation. CU Ramsey & Tony Jacklin. CU Matt Busby & Georgie Best. Henry Cooper. MS crowd applaud. MS Graham Hill receives trophy. MS Jacklin receives award. MS Jacklin & Ann Jones & Prime Minister (Wilson). 2 shots Jacklin & Ann Jones with trophies. GV London skyline. 2 shots Jacklin drives off top of Savoy Hotel. 2 CU shots ditto. Zoom out Jacklin ditto.
Keywords
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Customs and traditions; Celebrations and festivals; Ceremonies
Locations
London; United Kingdom; Savoy Hotel
Card file number
95411
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
140
Story extras:

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