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    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    SCU. Welshman Dai Dower is entering ring to defend his European Flyweight boxing title against Spanish boxer Young Martin. SCU. Young Martin getting into ring. CU. Promoter and his wife - Mr and Mrs Reg King. SV. Dower in black shorts lands a left, and another left - he wades into Young Martin and pummels to end of scene. SCU. Tommy Farr watching. SV. Young Martin is chasing Dower around ring and the bell rings. Referee jumps between them. SCU. People watching. SV. Young Martin lands a left to Dower's jaw followed by another vicious left and Dower drops to the canvas. Referee starts to count. SCU. Seconds watching from ring side. SV. Dower gets onto his feet. Young Martin rushes in immediately. Boxers go into a clinch and Young Martin uses his left and Dower drops to his knees again. Referee starts to count. SV. Man watching. SV. Dower gets to his feet and Young Martin rushes in and lands a left forcing Dower back to the ropes. Martin swings a vicious right which misses but Dower is clinging against the ropes. SV. Dower fights his way off the ropes but Martin lands a left to the body which drops Dower to the canvas. Referee starts to count. SV. People watching. SV. Dower on his feet again. Young Martin rushes in and pummels Dower who is obviously feeling groggy. Left hook brings Dower down to the canvas again. Referee starts to count. GV. Crowds. SV. Martin and Dower in a clinch. Bell goes and both walk to their corners. SV. Dower in his corner being attended to by his seconds. GV. Crowds watching. SV. Martin with one or two well placed blows forces Dower to the ropes where he lands a right and a left and another left to the body and Dower goes down for the count. For the rest of this scene he is twisting around on the canvas. SV. Dower being counted out. The "Count-out". Dower gets to his feet and Martin walks over and puts his arms around him. SCU. Martin and Dower in ring. Martin walks out of picture and Dower is left very bewildered.

    (Negative.) (Title Scene "G")

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:06:00 / 01:35:11:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    boxing Boxing
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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