• Short Summary

    Mike Marino is beaten by the wrestling champion Mario Matassa at the Albert Hall, London.

  • Description

    Mike Marino, is beaten by the Italian wrestling champion Mario Matassa at the Albert Hall, London, (Anglo - Italian Wrestling).

    GV. Commencement of fight (first 7' fur super) SV. Marino throws Matassa who hangs heels on canvas. CU. Crowd. STV. Matassa now on top punches Marino in the eye as he lays on canvas. But Marino gets the scissors around Matassa and returns the compliment. Matassa picks himself up. but Marino knocks him down with a right hook.

    Matassa gets up and receives another right hook Matassa then grabs Marino and a left uppercut sends Marino flying out of ring. SV. Marino out of ring He turns ready for battle. STV. Matassa runs at him. Marino pulls his feet from under him. and Matassa lands on back. He appeals to ref. Ref. signals fight on. SCU. Time keepers SV. Marino being towelled in corner. SV. Matassa leaving corner. STV.

    Marino lands with a right hook. and as he throws another Matassa drops to the canvas with his feet around Marino's leg. Marino wears suitably agonised expressions CU. A second watching. STV. Marino rubbing Matassa's nose with arm. & SV. LV. Matassa loses temper and chases after Marino. SV. Matassa stalking Marino grabs him.

    SV. Matassa knocks Marino on back with a left uppercut. CU. Anxious looking second. SV. Matassa flattens Marino with a right hook. LV. Marino rises and Matassa knee's him under the chin. and Marino is knocked out. SV. Crowd. SV. Marino leaving ring. SV. Matassa waving to crowd. (Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    80.03
    Media URN:
    28426
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:47:00 / 01:05:01:00
    Canister:
    53/37

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