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  • Short Summary

    Boxer Jack Dempsey trains by gardening and farming, but meets his match when play fighting with a little boy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Dempsey starts training for his World's Championship match with Carpentier. New Jersey, USA.

    C/U of Jack Dempsey and another man talking. M/S as Jack uses a pitchfork to heave straw onto a cart. M/S as he mows the grass. He then pushes a heavy roller, another man helps and they run up the hill with it.

    Intertitle 'Jack unexpectedly meets his match'.

    M/S as he boxes with a little boy in a sailor suit, a man and a girl watch them. He ducks while the boy hits him, but he eventually falls over, they count him out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    234.32
    Media URN:
    22277
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:35:00 / 01:36:31:00
    Canister:
    G 774

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