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    Cardiff, Wales.

    GV Start of fight. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Welsh boxer Dai Dower, Empire Flyweight Champion, on the right slips on the canvas rises right away and resumes. LV. German Bantamweight Champion Willibald Koch slips on canvas, he gets up right away. Crowd applauds as they touch gloves and they carry on. CU. Jimmy Wilde watching. SV. Dower carries fight to the German, when the German misses with a left hook which Dower easily evades by ducking, they tie up but break almost right away. LV. Dower continues to force the fight, the German does his best to counter punch on the retreat again. Dower ducks to avoid a left from Koch, they tie up with the crowd disapproving. CU. Referee looking but taking no action. SV. Dower still forcing the pace. Koch retreats to the ropes, Dower follows him and they have a brief slog, they tie up, break and Dower lands of solid blows, mostly about the body. Dower avoids another rush, bell goes for end of round, follow Dower to his corner. CU. Dower looking confident as he listens to Nat Sellers. CU. Koch in his corner. SV. Koch leaving his corner. SV. Both boxers swapping blows in centre of ring, & SCU. Dower lands. SV. Koch staggering away and as he falls against ropes. Dower lands a right and another right, Koch sinks to the Canvas. Referee sends Dower to neutral corner as Koch rolls on the canvas. Referee counts. SV. Dower standing against ropes. SV. Referee counts Willi Koch out, walks over to lift Dower's hand. SCU. Referee lifting Dower's hand. SV. Crowd applauding. CU. Dai Dower.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "E")

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30393
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    501.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:13:00 / 01:19:58:00
    Canister:
    55/4
    Sort Number:
    55/004
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    Sport & Leisure
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    Boxing boxing
  • Stills

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

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