STK-ID 8185

Davis Cup Tennis (25/07/1949): two shots of "Canadian Sport Monthly" magazine being held by young man. CU of Australian flag. Shot of Australian team including team manager Cliff Sproule talking to Jack Bromwich, Billy Sidwell and Frank Sedgman. Shots of draw for opponents, official referee Charles Leslie making draw from hats held by Jacques Vadeboncoeur, president of Quebec Lawn Tennis Association. Shot of Canadian team including Henri Rochon, Brendan Macken, Gordie Macneil, Lorne Main and Walter Stohlberg. Three-shot of Macneil, Macken and Rochon. HAS of crowd, of first match, including shots of Canadian Brendan Macken, in lower foreground, alternating with shots of Billy Sidwell (with cap) of Australia. Shot of winner Billy Sidwell on the left shaking hands with Brendan Macken on the right. Shots of the second match between Henri Rochon, dark and left handed and Frank Sedgman, blond and right handed of Australia. Shots of winner Frank Sedgman shaking hands with Henri Rochon. Shot of doubles match between Walter Stohlberg and Brendan Macken of Canada on the left and Frank Sedgman and Jack Bromwich on the right. HAS of match from end of court, Australians win. Shot of singles match between Brendan Macken and Frank Sedgman. Shot of winner Frank Sedgman on the right shaking hands with Brendan Macken on the left. Shots intercut with crowd watching game, officials.


Excerpt from
Davis Cup Tennis
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486