Joe Louis - Boxing Champion 1937

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    CU Boxer Joe Louis. He talks about his up coming fight with Tommy Farr. He is shown flexing his muscles. He turns around to show his back. Shots of him punching a heavy punch bag. He then shadow boxes. CU of his feet as he moves around. Tilt up to him shadow boxes.

    N.B. The fight with British boxer Tommy Farr was in August 1937.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound
    Media URN:
    58499
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    556.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:00:00 / 01:42:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 99 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0099 C
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