Army Boxing Finals 1940

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    Various shots of a boxing fight. The two boxers fighting, audience watching. They finish the match and leave the ring. An officer enters the ring. Various shots of the people in the audience, men seated next to the gong etc. High ranking army officer presents a man with medal in the ring. They shake hands. Cut back to the two boxers fighting. Various shots of the fight. Various shots of the high ranking army officer in the ring, presenting a line of men with medals - presumably boxing champions in various categories.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    73778
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1935.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:02:00 / 01:44:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 764 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0764 C
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