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    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Heavyweight boxing contest.

    GV. Start of fight ... (1st 7 ft super title.) SV. Both Boxers swinging away... Far on right. SV. Tommy Farr leads with left but Don Cockell replies with a left to Farr's Body at 18 and Then misses with a left hook. LV. Cockell forces Farr against ropes and throws a series of left's and rights which Farr by Ducking and weaving mostly avoids. CU. Bruce Woodcock who won Heavy weight Title in 1945. CU. Johnny Williams who won Heavy weight title in 1952. STV. Cockell still punishing Farr against ropes.,SCU. Cockell still punishing Farr still avoiding, most of Blows. CU. Jack Peterson who held Title. CU. Cockell Knocks Farr down with a left Hook to head. STV. Farr rises and resumes fighting. CU. Old Timer Jimmy Wild. SV. Cockell slips whilst punishing Farr against. ropes. STV. Both Boxers sailing into each other when Farr tiring breaks off and covers up. SV. Time keepers Bell for end of round 7. SV. Farr receiving attention in corner. SV. Promoter Reg King: SV. Ref holding Cockell's hand aloft ... Farr protesting to Cockell and Ref. CU. Tommy Farr.

    (Mute Neg.) (Title Scene "G")

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    28188
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    62.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:19:00 / 01:30:40:00
    Canister:
    53/17
    Sort Number:
    53/017
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    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
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    Boxing
  • Stills

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

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