Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1957 July

Althea Gibson Wins Wimbledon Title

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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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
07/09/57
Run Time
1 min., 34 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Queen Elizabeth arrives at Wimbledon to watch Althea Gibson face off against Darlene Hard; Gibson and Hard carry bouquets of flowers and turn to bow to the Queen before the match begins; Gibson wins the match and Queen Elizabeth presents her with her trophy.
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