Tennis: the greats

Australia, 1984

Film
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From Suzanne Lenglen and Bill Tilden, the champions of the 1920s, to Margaret Court and Rod Laver at the end of the 1950s, this film shows the great players of the past in action. Film, privately owned by Adrian Quist, including travel with the Davis Cup teams enhances the story, which also discusses the inevitable rise of professional tennis. Narrated by Adrian Quist

Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

ABC Video

producer/director

Jack Egan

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016661

Language

English

Subject categories

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tennis

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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