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    Full title reads: "Dublin's Big Fight. Tom Heaney (New Zealand) defeats Bartley Madden (Dublin) on points after a thrilling 20 rounds. (Exclusive Pathe Pictures)".

    Various shots of open air boxing match. Shots are mostly same as those in story titled - BOX ON - also in G 1320. There are some additional M/Ss of match not seen before, with closer view of fight. Also, good C/U of the two boxers, still in gloves and wrapped in robes, at end of fight. One man stands between them - the referee?

    Note: according to issue sheet this story was for 'Dublin only'. AH 2000.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26053
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    544.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:56:00 / 01:34:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1320
    Sort Number:
    G 1320
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The bout took place on 9 August 1926.

    The location was Croke Park, Dublin.

    Note that the clip's title card wrongly spells the boxer's name as "Tom Heaney", rather than Heeney.

    Further footage of the fight can be seen in clip 544.05.

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