• Short Summary

    Henry Cooper wins heavyweight boxing title after fighting Joe Erskine.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Cooper Beats Erskine".

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    Heavyweight boxing title. Various shots boxing match between Henry Cooper and army boxer Joe Erskine. C/U boxing promoter Reg King in audience. More shots fight. Intercut with people in audience reacting to fight. A cut above Erskine's left eye opens, his support team work hard to stop the bleeding but referee Frank Wilson decides to stop the fight. Cooper is declared Heavyweight Champion and is presented with Lonsdale belt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1717.03
    Media URN:
    53302
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:10:00 / 01:13:43:00
    Canister:
    62/29

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