Big Fight Postponed 1923

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    Item title reads - Big Fight postponed. Tom Webster "goes one round" with Carpentier during break in Frenchman's training. Thorpe Bay.

    Georges Carpentier and Tom Webster choose their golf clubs from the caddies. M/S as Georges aims at the ball, swings round and misses, he falls over and they all laugh. He lines up a shot by lying on the ground, two others languish at the side, one of them peers down the hole. Various shots as Georges lines up his putts, he hits the ball and Tom stops it going in the hole. Georges pretends to look indignant. He plays another shot and looks pleased.

    They walk along the green arm in arm and smile at the camera. Tom and Georges take their shots. Tom lays down to check the position. Various shots as Tom swings but misses, C/U as Georges picks the ball up and shows it to Tom. Various shots as they practise their swings.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23768
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    308.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:42:00 / 01:51:05:00
    Canister:
    G 992
    Sort Number:
    G 0992
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