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    Boxing match between Tommy Farr and Burman.

    Note: Location of events unknown.

    Full titles read: "FARR AND BURMAN - HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT"

    L/S's of the referee introducing the two boxers in the ring, Tommy Farr from Wales and Burman from the United States of America. L/S of President Roosevelt's son James Roosevelt sitting in the audience. Various shots of the fight in progress. It is a very close contest between the two, however, Tommy Farr gets a points victory to the delight of the crowd. L/S's of photographers taking photos of Farr. Good M/S of Farr with his arms around Burman.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    19217
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1007.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:05:00 / 01:05:15:00
    Canister:
    39/31
    Sort Number:
    39/031
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Boxing
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Location of events unknown" - the location is the Harringay Arena, London.

    The bout took place on 13 April 1939.

    "Burman" is Red Burman.

    "L/S's of the referee" - the referee is Eugene Henderson.

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