The Big Fight 1920

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    Item title reads: "The Big Fight for the Heavy Weight Championship of Great Britain. Joe Beckett (The British Champion) v Dick Smith (Lonsdale Belt Holder)"

    Boxers prepare for their match. Various shots of the fight in progress, with titles between the commencement of each round.

    Joe Beckett beat Dick Smith in 5 rounds.

    Most shots are L/S of the boxing ring although some closer shots of the boxers before the fight.

    (Old negative probably issued as a Gazette Special. Date of fight 5.3.1920. Location of events unknown).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    21428
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    206.33
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:13:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:00:00 / 02:01:55:00
    Canister:
    G 648
    Sort Number:
    G 0648
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  • "Location of events unknown" - the location is The Royal Albert Hall, London.

    jamied 7th Oct 2012
  • The bout took place on 5 March 1920.

    jamied 16th Jan 2013

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