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Racquet Action

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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0126
Run Time
0h 8m 47s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1951
Abstract
Castle Films release in which an amusing narrator gives a brief description of tennis and other sports that stemmed from the game, including ping pong, badminton, jai alai, and lacrosse. Footage of matches.
Log
00:15 - VS reenactment game, first tennis players in England, wearing formal historical dress 01:04 - CU racquet, ball, regulation net, woman in tennis attire 01:23 - VS women’s doubles tennis match 02:11 - VS men’s singles tennis match 03:28 - VS women’s double match, slow motion to show form 04:05 - VS men’s singles match, narrator explains tactics 04:51 - VS table tennis, or ping pong games, singles, doubles, tricks, ping pong with an egg 06:20 - VS badminton game 06:36 - VS indoor jai alai game 07:40-08:47 - VS outdoor lacrosse game
Distributors
Castle Films, inc.
Main Credits
Castle Films, inc. (is contributor)
Genre
Sports
Form
Short
Subject
Sports
Related Place
United States (production location of)