Tennis: the greats

Australia

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

producer/director

Jack Egan

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33948

Subject categories

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tennis

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

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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