• Short Summary

    British and French Army fighters give rousing display to aid war charity.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Allied Army Boxers Aid Red Cross Fund

    ENGLAND: Wembley Empire Pool:
    Gen. view Bombardier Gifford & Leading Aircraftman House (black shirt & shorts) fighting. Long view crowd at ringside.
    Semi view Eden & Bruce in ringside seats.
    Semi view & angle shot of Gifford being knocked about by House... Gifford on ropes.
    Long view Gifford nearly out... fight stopped.
    Long view referee & timekeepers.
    CU gong struck.
    Gen. view & long view of French boxer Bodivit and Reardon fighting.
    CU seconds cheering fighters on.
    Angle & CH of Bodivit & Reardon exchange punches at close range.

    Sound Effects.

    Nat. sound of crowd cheering.

    Military - Sport; Boxing; Fund Raising; Great Britain
    Background: British and French Army fighters give rousing display to aid war charity.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAOC458OR7NVZKM8JLCTK4X28L
    Media URN:
    VLVAAOC458OR7NVZKM8JLCTK4X28L
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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