Ace of Spades: Harry Hopman

Title:
Ace of Spades: Harry Hopman
NFSA ID:
51463
Year:
1958
Category:
Access fees

The Australian Commonwealth Film Unit made several short public service films using sporting stars to promote road safety. This clip has tennis great Harry Hopman warning people to stay focused when driving.

Hopman was the successful captain-coach of 22 Australian Davis Cup teams from 1939 to 1967. He worked with many of the greatest names in Australian men's tennis and his legacy is recognised in the Hopman Cup, an annual international hardcourt tennis tournament held in Perth.

Production company:
Australian Commonwealth Film Unit