• Short Summary

    Boxing between Irish Heavyweights Lyddon and Simmonds - also Berg Vs Rush fight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Boxing in Dublin".

    Theatre Royal, Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    VS of the fight between Don Lyddon of Mayo and Ernie Simmonds of Dublin for the heavyweight championship of Ireland at the Theatre Royal, Dublin.

    MS of Simmonds being presented with the Kelly belt after he had won due to a retirement by Lyddon.

    VS of the fight between Kid Berg of London and Paddy Rush of Cork. Rush retires with an injured shoulder, giving Berg the match.

    (Dublin Reel)

    (One record spells Don Lyddon as Lidden)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1039.20
    Media URN:
    20645
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:55:00 / 01:25:14:00
    Canister:
    40/22 (Dublin)

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