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    Full title reads: "Keenan Wins Bantam Title".

    Glasgow, Scotland. Peter Keenan beats Luis Romero of Spain for the European bantam weight boxing title. The match is decided on points.

    GV Commencement of fight. MV Romero rushes Keenan wearing striped pants, but Keenan fights him off and ties him up. SV Sir Claude Auchinleck (centre of watching group). MV Romero gesticulating for Keenan to come in and make, a fight of it. SV Romero swinging wildly. MV Keenan fights of Romero, Romero hangs on he swings Keenan to canvas. Keenan rises at once, Ref. warns Romero. SV fan smoking long cigar. MV Both boxers wrestling madly in centre of ring and then against ropes. SV Ref. cautions Romero and demonstrates offence on Keenan. SV Fans. SV Romero receiving attention in corner. Board for last round. MV Keenan takes flight to Romero. SV Keenan rushes Romero Romero's head through ropes. They both fight back. SV Mixing in centre of ring. MV Mixing in centre of ring. bell goes to end of fight. CU Romero looking disappointed. SV Angle shots Keenan smiling and waving.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene."F")

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48099
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1473.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:48:00 / 01:05:13:00
    Canister:
    51/73
    Sort Number:
    51/073
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. Gazthistle says

    This took place at Firhill Stadium, Maryhill, Glasgow. Home of Partick Thistle Football Club.

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