Tennis practice and Centre Court at Wimbledon 1938
Standard 8mm film Black & White Mute 1938 12:30
Summary: Tennis practice and Centre Court at Wimbledon in 1938
Title number: 20469
Description: Footage of tennis practice shot at Wimbledon in 1938. Includes scenes of Centre Court with Queen Mary leading the Royal Party and Donald Budge who went on to win in 1938 - his last year as an amateur player.
Credits: John Symes (Filmmaker)
Cast: Queen Mary; Donald Budge
Further information: This was likely filmed for Harley Watkins as a coaching aid as there are scenes of various players practising in the nets.
The winning prize for Donald Budge was a five pound gift token for Mappin and Webb.
Keywords: Queen Mary; Wimbledon; tennis
Locations: All-England Club, Church Road, Wimbledon