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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA). Amateur Boxing Championships.

    American voiceovered newsreel material.

    SV Gilmore Newkirk - in striped trunks - exchanging punches with Rex Layne, in the heavyweight contest. (For super sub.)

    SV Through ropes Newkirk & Layne fighting in ring. SV Newkirk springs back from ropes, exchanges punches with Layne. SV They clinch. SV They exchange punches. Layne brings up uppercut. Newkirk falls but gets up. Ref. stops fight.

    LV Lopez Oliver - in white trunks - sparring with Frank McClengon. SV They exchange blows & Oliver downs McClengon. Referee stops fight.

    LV Maurice Harper sparring with Eugene Linscott. SV Harper leads with left & follows with body punches. They exchange blows in centre of ring. SV Harper pokes straight left and they clinch. SV Harper hits home with body punches. They spar up to each other. Harper lands left hook and Linscott falls. Referee directs Harper to corner.

    Possibly connected with 49/30 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:00:00 / 01:25:55:00
    UNSO Reel 054 J
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 054 J
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    Boxing Boxing
  • Stills

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

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