• Short Summary

    Footage of boxing match between Eric Boon and Len Wickwar in Leicester, Leicestershire.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "BOXING - ERIC BOON V LEN WICKWAR AT LEICESTER [Leicestershire]"

    L/S's of spectators running for cover from the rain in an open air stadium (could possibly be Filbert Street). Various shots of the fight underway . The fight looks quite close between the champion Boon and Wickwar the challenger. However Boon knocks him out cold in the ninth round.

    Amendment March 2011:
    This match was held at Leicester Tigers Rugby Club, Len was the local lad in this match, he got knocked out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1017.31
    Media URN:
    20117
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:32:01:00
    Canister:
    39/58

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