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  • Short Summary

    Chaotic scenes as thousands of people push to get near arena for Dempsey - Firpo fight.

  • Description

    Item title reads - DEMPSEY - FIRPO FIGHT. Thousands struggle to get near arena. Do not fail to see Pathe's thrilling and exclusive pictures of the fight, to be released shortly. New York, USA (U.S.A.)

    L/S of crowds of people pushing and being driven back by mounted police. L/S of the crowds pushing from both sides and climbing up onto a platform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    316.44
    Media URN:
    24011
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:03:00 / 02:01:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1020

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Dempsey" is Jack Dempsey.

    "Firpo" is Luis Angel Firpo.

    The bout took place on 14 September 1923. Dempsey was the winner.

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