Lawn tennis and how to play it. No. 4. The Volley and smash

United Kingdom, 1934

Film
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Demonstrations by Horace Skeet, Mary Heeley, Miki and other celebrated players. Emphasises the importance of correct positioning of the feet for backhand and forehand volleys, and points out that it is better to place a volley rather than give it power. The smash is seen to be executed in the same way as a serve.

Credits

director

John Betts

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

Language

English

Duration

00:11:48:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30158

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tennis

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tennis - Coaching

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tennis players

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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