• Short Summary

    European Heavyweight fight: Famechon beats Clayton at Nottingham

  • Description

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    Ronnie Clayton, British Featherweight Boxing champion from Blackpool, beaten by Frenchman Ray Famechon who retains European Featherweight title.

    LV. Start of fight - Famechon with white stripe on shorts (first 7 ft for super title.) SV. Both boxers body punching & MV. SV. Famechon throws a couple of lefts Clayton moves backwards most of the time. Famechon leads with left and throws a right. SV. In fighting Clayton lands low Boxers shake as ref warns Clayton. MV. Clayton rushes Famechon back Famechon comes back and lands with left. SV. Man smoking cigar. SV. Both boxers swap blows until when Clayton finds himself under Famechon's arm they break off. and both swap blows. SV. End of Round five. SV. Crowd. MV. Ref and seconds around Clayton. SV. Ref shakes and walks over to Famechon. MV. Referee holds Famechon's hand aloft. Famechon walks over to Clayton. CU. Famechon and Clayton Showing Clayton's eye.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    4.14
    Media URN:
    26717
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:00:00 / 01:43:12:00
    Canister:
    52/34

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The bout took pace on 21 April 1952.

    The location is the Nottingham Ice Rink.

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