Don Cockell Comes Home 1954

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    Southampton, Hampshire.

    SS 'United States' docking at Southampton. SV Don Cockell, British Heavyweight boxing Champion, lifting and greeting Peter his youngest son - Mrs Cockell behind. CU Cockell and Peter. CU Cockell's other son Patrick. CU Cockell with deep cut visible over left eye. CU Pathe News camera. SV Cockell and family in front of mike, being interviewed, lead for voice. CU Peter, pan to father, lead for voice. CU Cockell being asked future plans - when is he going to meet Marciano and what are his chances (natural sound).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29754
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    178.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:34:00 / 01:15:35:00
    Canister:
    54/63
    Sort Number:
    54/063
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