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    Full title reads: "SPORTS FANS MEET AT MANCHESTER".

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    Boxing fight between Peter Kane and Stan Rowan in progress. Referee starts fighters on last round. High angle shot, Kane swings at Rowan. Rowan misses with two lefts. Kane weaving as Rowan attacks. Kane rushes across ring and misses with left. Rowan counters with right but lands with left. High angle shot, Kane forces pace. Rowan fights back. Rowan swings a right to Kane's chin, Kane counters with body punching. Rowan goes back on ropes. Kane closes in and lands a left and right. They go into clinch. High angle shot, Rowan forces Kane against ropes. Rowan measures Kane with left and punches away. Long shot, fight. Rowan still hitting Kane against ropes. Kane forces his way out. Kane chases Rowan and they exchange blows. High angle shot of the players mixing in middle of ring. They stop boxing. Rowan pats Kane on head. Referee holds Rowan's hand aloft. Close up shot of excited spectators looking up into ring. Close up shot of Kane congratulating Rowan.

    General view of massed crowds gathered at Manchester racecourse for November Handicap race. Long shot of the horses parading round paddock. Jockeys walking towards camera. Close up shot, pan with jockeys walking past. Long shot of masses crowds in grandstand. Back view, horses with jockeys up being led out of paddock. Close up shot of No 21 'Prince Hardi', pan up to jockey, A. Cooper. Long shot of the horses parading up course. Tic-tac man. Man giving bookie bundle of notes. Bookie places them in bag. Horses lined up for start. Long shot of start, camera pans with horses. Crowd watching from stands. Long shot of the horses rounding bend, pan to close up shot of the horses passing. Long shot, towards and pan, finish of race with "Sports Master" winning.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:33:00 / 01:35:05:00
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    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

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

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