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Fourth Lawn Tennis Tournament for the Championship of Northumberland
The 1921 Northumberland Tennis tournament: men and women’s tennis in a beautiful location.
Sweeping, panoramic shots capture the activity at the fourth Lawn Tennis Tournament for the Championship of Northumberland in this entertaining early film. Games take place on multiple courts and although there are no details of the participants, we're treated to plenty of close-ups of players, spectators and officials. Additionally, there are some fascinating street scenes from Berwick, including a view of Berwick Playhouse.
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