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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Botte ... da ordi". Italian voiceovered newsreel material.

    Rome, Italy. Boxers are blindfolded and placed in a ring together - many missed punches ensue.

    SV Boxer in ring having blindfold adjusted.

    CU Boxer wearing blindfold. LV 4 boxers - one in each corner limbering up.

    CU Gong being struck.

    LV Boxers in ring, face centre of the ring and spar up to imaginary opponents.

    SV Boxer in corner sparring up to imaginary opponent.

    SV Girl with boxing gloves on end of stick punches boxer.

    SV Glove on stick hits boxers face. He start milling around.

    LV Boxers milling around. Girl strikes another one.

    SV Boxers milling around in centre of ring.

    CU Girl looking on.

    SV Boxers milling in centre of ring.

    CU Glove on stick punches boxer on face. He strikes out savagely. Pulls blindfold from face and strikes out aggressively.

    Possibly connected with 49/31 - MD.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:10:00 / 01:29:22:00
    UNSO Reel 054 M
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 054 M
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    Boxing avalon - serious Paralympics History Sport & Entertainment Disabled sport
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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