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  • Description

    He's a fighter. Rockford, Illinois in the United States of America.

    USA Secretary of War Newton Baker attends an Army boxing match in Rockford; Illinois; ca. 1918. LS looking across large open space at masses of soldiers seated on steep hill side with boxing ring at bottom. Profile shot of man standing in ring; speaking to soldiers -- maybe this is Baker? Pan on spectators -- civilians in front; then all those soldiers going up the slope. Boxing match in progress. A few different shots of boxing. At end a fighter is knocked down and nearly falls out of ring; a trainer pushes him back in.

    World War One; sports.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    72791
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1898.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:24:00 / 01:40:25:00
    Canister:
    ON 101 J
    Sort Number:
    ON 101 J
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    America at War
  • Stills

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

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