• Short Summary

    England was lucky to draw in the boxing contest against Germany. Score 5-5.

  • Description

    Wembley, London.

    GV. Britain's Bruce Wells in action against Hans Reinhardt of Germany. Reinhardt whose best plan is to get at close quarters does so and punches Wells about the head with some left hooks. SV. Wells lands with a right which is a little on the low side. German smiles and they shake hands. SCU. Man watching. SV. Wells poking out his left but the German comes in again and lands with a left hook to the jaw. This puts Wells down for a short count. They resume, and the German comes sailing in again, close quarters and harasses Wells who is completely out of his stride and hanging on. SV. Reinhardt battering away with Wells completely baffled. SV. Wells boxes the German's ears as they tie up. Referee parts them. SCU. The German lands another left hook to Wells' chin, he half falls but stumbles away. Referee parts them and they resume as the German comes sailing into land up with his head under Wells' arm and Wells shakes his head in an effort to clear it. Referee parts them but Reinhardt comes sailing and forces Wells on the ropes. SV. Wells and Reinhardt tangled against ropes.

    This is one of the 10 boxing matches of the amateur boxing international between England and Germany. Final result - draw, 5-5.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:09:00 / 01:20:20:00

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