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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 July

Men and Women's Singles Final at Wimbledon

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
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1 min., 58 sec.
Australians Davis Cuppers, Lew Hoad, and Ken Rosewall bow to the Dutchess of Kent; Hoad beats Rosewall three sets to one and is awarded the Challenge Cup by the Dutchess; Shirley Fry of Florida and Angela Buxton of England bow to the Dutchess and take the court; Shirley Fry wins the match and is presented with her trophy by the Dutchess.
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