• Short Summary

    Britain beats America by 7 bouts to 3 in the international boxing tournament at Wembley.

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    Wembley, London.

    International boxing competition between Britain and USA in progress. GV. Interior, Empire Pool, Wembley. CU. Press by ringside. SV. Bout four in progress. Britain's Brian Jones of Nottingham (A.B.C.) versus American J. Puscas of Portland, USA. SCU. Puscas knocking Jones about who is against the ropes, and SV. SCU. Puscas knocking Jones about. Jones is halfway through the ropes and the referee starts to count as Jones takes a rest. Jones wins this bout. CU. Pressmen at ringside. SCU. Jones and Puscas congratulate one another after the fight. CU. Boxing supporters at ringside.

    SV. Bout 6: Britain's Nicky Gargano and Walter Sabbath of Detroit, USA. Sabbath is doing most of the punching. CU. Fight in progress. Gargano lands a left and Sabbath retaliates with a right hook that sends Gargano back against the ropes. Gargano springs back off the ropes and they both go in a huddle. SV. Gargano backs against the rope with Sabbath hanging on to him. He is obviously slightly shaken. Referee goes in to part them. CU. Boxing supporters at ringside. SV. Fight in progress. Bell goes for end of round. They part and walk to their corners. Gargano was winner of this bout. CU. Spectators by ringside. SV.

    Bout 7: Britain's Roy Francis (A.B.C.) versus American airman Frankie Davis (U.S.A.F.). Francis lands a terrific right hook, followed by another, which drops Davis to the canvas. Referee starts to count and Francis starts to dance around the ring in delight. CS. Francis still dancing about in delight. SV. Ring. Referee calls count of "out" whereupon Francis makes a terrific leap and runs to his corner where he is congratulated by his second.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene F.)

    NOTE: NOT TO BE USED FOR TV - N.R.A. RULING - this note is found in file.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:22:00 / 01:26:46:00

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