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    Firhall.

    LV. Bantamweight Championship of Great Britain boxing fight between Peter Keenan and Danny O'Sullivan under way at Firhall. Keenan in dark trunks. SV. Keenan works O'Sullivan towards the ropes. SV. Keenan punishing O'Sullivan in two handed attack against ropes. MV. Keenan punishing O'Sullivan in two handed attack against ropes. End of first round. SV. Keenan in crowd, pan to round 2 board. SV. Crowd. MV. Round 2. Keenan forces O'Sullivan around ring. O'Sullivan goes down. SV. O'Sullivan goes down as referee counts, pan to Keenan who resumes attack. CU. Man shouting. SV. Keenan staggers O'Sullivan with left and downs him with right and left. SCU. O'Sullivan rising. CU. Man smoking huge cigar. SV. O'Sullivan fights back. MV. O'Sullivan fighting back until Keenan floors him with a hard right to jaw and O'Sullivan goes down for last time. He is counted out. CU. Keenan wearing Lonsdale belt.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47393
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1449.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:11:00 / 01:57:28:00
    Canister:
    51/39
    Sort Number:
    51/039
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    Sport & Leisure
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    boxing
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. Gazthistle says

    This was actually Firhill stadium, Maryhill, Glasgow. Home of Partick Thistle Football Club (not Firhall as stated).

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