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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    On board ship - near United States of America.

    British boxer Tommy Farr on board ship. He is welcomed to the United States.

    Shots of Tommy training with heavy punch bag. Shot of him being measured and weighed.

    He talks about his forthcoming fight with Joe Louis.

    His height and weight are called out.

    More shots of him training with the heavy bag. He skips. CU of skipping feet.

    N.B. The fight with Joe Louis was in August 1937.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    58512
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    558.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:08:00 / 01:15:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 101 I
    Sort Number:
    UN 0101 I
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Boxing
  • Stills

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

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