• Short Summary

    Famous former champion dons gloves at forty-five years, after eight years retirement.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Demsey 'Comes Back' with a Knock-out

    Atlanta, U.S.A.: GV pan of Dempsey and crowd arriving at Atlanta. SV Dempsey in crowd. CU Dempsey signing autographs for members of crowd - cameraman in b-g. GV Cars arriving at Atlanta crackers Stadium. (Interior Scenes) Side V. of crowd at ringside. Side V. pan of Dempsey walking across ring and taking off dressing gown. SV Dempsey in corner raising gloved hand in salute. GV start of bout, Dempsey punching opponent. SCU of men slugging in corner. CU of men infighting. SV Luttrell slugging back at Dempsey. SV Dempsey knocks Luttrell down - referee intervenes and begins count - Luttrell gets up and Dempsey knocks him out of ring and referee counts Luttrell out, Dempsey walks to corner. SV People rushing into ring - man puts microphone before Dempsey's mouth. CU of people rushing into ring. Head CU pose of Dempsey. SV Dempsey talking after fight:

    Sound Effects: (Dempsey talking) "Well, the only thing I can say is that it was a good fight. I enjoyed it very much; the fellow's a good fighter, he's game, takes a punch good and I think I was pretty lucky to beat him but I think the next time if I get into a little better shape I'll be able to win easier."

    Personalities - Sport; Boxing; William Harrison 'Jack' Dempsey (1895-1983)
    Background: Famous former champion dons gloves at forty-five years, after eight years retirement.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAKDLEHLIOAE8529K5KBJOR7T2
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKDLEHLIOAE8529K5KBJOR7T2
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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