Boxing Fever 1909

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    Full title reads: "Boxing Fever. London". This is a Lion's Head Brand film.

    Fairground boxing booth where visitors try to knock out the champion and win five pounds, the first contestants is knocked out but the very eager (and possibly drunk) third man knocks out the champion and overcome with "boxing fever" rushes out punching at everybody and everything he meets. He is chased through the streets by an irate crowd and eventually goes into a pub where ...

    Intertitle reads: "Three Hours Later".

    he gets (even more) drunk and goes home where his wife knocks him about until he pleads for mercy.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    60965
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1828.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:09:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:47:00 / 01:24:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 H (N)
    Sort Number:
    UN 0001 H (N)
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