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In June 1926 King George V and Queen Mary lead the celebrations for Wimbledon’s 50th jubilee.
Sport 1926 2 mins Silent
This Topical Budget newsreel takes in the celebration of 50 years of the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon. King George V and Queen Mary present commemorative medals to former Champions including PF Hadow, Vincent Richards, Jean Borotra, Maud Watson, Kitty Godfree and Suzanne Lenglen. The film also features a brief extract of an exhibition women’s doubles match played by Lenglen.
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