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    Wembley Empire Pool, London.

    GV. Ring with the members of boxing teams of Great Britain and USA (10 men) lined up at start of the amateur boxing competition between the two countries. Various shots of boxing fight between two boxers in progress. American boy attacks and is put down by the British boy. He gets up on his feet but is unable to continue the match and Briton wins. MS. British boy having a rub down in his corner. Various shots another fight in progress. CU. Time keeper bell being rung for end of round. LS & MS. The two boxers in middle of ring awaiting result. Hand of British boy is raised. MS. People at ringside. Various shots of boxing fight between Billy Walker (GB) and Cornelus Perry (USA) in which Walker puts Perry away in first round. MS. Perry in prone position with referee counting over him. He finishes the count. Walker jumps for joy as doctors enter ring to attend Perry. Britain wins with score 10-0.

    (Orig Neg)

    Date found in the old record - 02/11/1961.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:04:00 / 01:26:17:00
    UN 3554 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 3554 G
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    Sport & Leisure
    Boxing Temporary Workspaces: 24.3.2011 16:39
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Comments (1)

  1. lambyboy says

    Please can you tell me if you have footage of the whole event. I have a friend who boxed for GB in this match and it would be nice to see his fight. He is in GB line up second from the left.

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