Spaniard Ko's Dai Dower 1955

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    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")

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31130
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    545.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:06:00 / 01:35:11:00
    Canister:
    55/80
    Sort Number:
    55/080
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    boxing Boxing
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
If you are a Producer and have seen some footage you wish to include in your film, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Silver Wings

Silver Wings

Stars of the stage perform amusing routines at the Dominion Theatre, London.

Geraldo's Gauchos Orchestra

Geraldo's Gauchos Orchestra

Good footage of Geraldo's Gaucho band playing.

Tino Folgar

Tino Folgar

The tenor Tino Folgar sings 'Senorita'.

Don Sesta

Don Sesta

Good footage of the musician and Don Sesta with his band.

Billy Merson

Billy Merson

Comedian Billy Merson sings 'The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life'.

Spaniard Holds British Champion To A Draw

Spaniard Holds British Champion To A Draw

Featherweight boxing match between Louis de Santiago and Ronnie Clayton in Manchester.

Spaniards Leave Russia For Homeland

Spaniards Leave Russia For Homeland

Spaniards on Kiev Railway Station having photo's taken, singing and saying goodbye.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen