Billy Thompson - Boxer In Training 1949

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 49/53 - Boxer Billy Thompson in training - Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

    Shots of Billy Thompson in tracksuit holding his small niece in one arm and baby pig in other. M/S of Thompson running along road with Alsatian and another dog. Shots of Thompson standing at gate with father, who gives him some instructions (on where to run?). M/S of Thompson running along road again with the two dogs.

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    British Pathé
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    67574
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2497.05
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:26:00 / 01:24:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 2143 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2143 D
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  • hola . soy ramon nuñez moreta . vivo en republica dominicana .. en santo domingo- en el barrio la fuente - villa fontana- calle a num 7 - celular 829 3777292 - soy periodista- aca en santo domingo hay un club de boxeo llamado billy thompson , pero existe poca informacion respecto a quien fue billy thompson.. yo buscando en internet de varrios nombres similares estoy creyendo que se trata de este billy thompson el nombre a quien rinde honor este club de boxeo en la republica dominicana - es un club de boxeo que por muchos años desaparecio por no tener local y recientemente fue reabierto porque un valiente deportista ,entrenador de boxeo Manuel de Jesús Sosa , recien asesinado por atrcadores comunes , se decidio a gestionar esta parte de un parque abandonado, pero estos entrenadores estan entrenando estos muchachos sin ningun o con poco equipo al igual que muchos de ellos no recieben salario ni ningun dinero del gobierno dominicano . asi que pedimos que nos ayuden

    RAMON NUÑEZ MORETA 9th Sep 2013

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