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    CALIFORNIA, U.S.A.: LV Marciano with friends after fight. Closer V Ditto. SV Don Cockell after fight. CU Ditto. SCU Manager, John Simpson looking at injury to Cockell's forehead. SV John Simpson, Don Cockell & Fred Simpson at table for interview. SCU Cockell being interviewed:- (Nat. sd.) GV Marciano giving interview after fight. (Nat. sd.) SCU Marciano continues:- (Nat. sd.)- Dubbing scene LV Interview. LV Assembly applauding Marciano, his Manager Al Weill raises Marciano's arm.



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SCU John Simpson says:- "How do you feel about it, Don?"



    SCU Don Cockell says:- "Well, I feel very well about it, I hope it is in England. I think it would get a lot more money than it did here. And it will be nice for the English people to have a chance of seeing a World Title fight. And it will give them a chance of seeing a Heavyweight Champion fight, they have not seen one for a long time. I think I have got a good chance of winning it then, what do you think Fred?"



    SCU Fred Simpson says:- "Yes, different from their rules, I think you've a good chance."



    SCU Marciano interview:-



    Reporter off stage:- "Tell us, what were the toughest rounds you had Rocky?"



    Marciano:- "Well, my best round was the 8th round when I thought I had him hurt & almost out. He was, he came back pretty good through I believe in that round."



    Reporter off stage:- "Would you fight it here or fight it in England?"



    Manager Al Weill says:- "Now, wait a minute, Rocky won't pick the spot & he won't pick the opponent, but he'll be in there when, or, when the proper opportunity arrives."



    Reporter off stage:- "Al, what did you think of the fight?"



    Manager Al Weill says:- "I thought it was an exceptionally good fight & the boy deserves a lot of credit, naturally the champ done his work as usual and this is the 48th win, we hope to make it 60."



    GOOD SCENES.



    SV Marciano on scales.. Closer V Marciano on scales with Cockell looking on. CU Cockell on scales. SV Marciano & Cockell shake hands. GV Crowd. SV Cockell leaving.



    Personalities - Sport; Boxing; Rocco Francis Marchegiano 'Rocky Marciano' (1923-1969), Self-Reference; United States of America




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    California

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2WCI8HV5B30LIYSQB6P9C1ZJB
    Media URN:
    VLVA2WCI8HV5B30LIYSQB6P9C1ZJB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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