• Short Summary

    Boxer Dai Dower wins British flyweight title - and gets married.

  • Description

    Harringay and London Airport.

    SCU. Boxer Dai Dower and his bride Evelyn. CU. Wedding ring on bride's hand. CU. Dai Dower. SV. Dai Dower and bride walking to aircraft waving on steps. CU. Dai Dower and bride waving. SV. Dai and bride getting into aircraft.

    LV. Dower fight against Eric Marsden for British Flyweight Boxing Championship. Dower, shorter and in the lighter trunks skipping around his opponent. SCU. Marsden, nips in with a left and right, & SV. He and attempts to get in at close quarters, but Dower ducks and eludes him. Marsden follows and Dower sways cleverly as Marsden, throws a right and Marsden goes off balance. CU. Jack Solomons, boxing promoter. SCU. Marsden leads with a left to the body but Dower is well covered up. SCU. Marsden still trying for the body, Dower easily covers up. They exchange a flurry of punches then break off. Fight ends. SV. Boxers going to corner. Referee points at Dower and walks over to lift his arm. SCU. Dower wearing Lonsdale belt.

    (Dupe Neg.) (Title Scene "L")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    505.03
    Media URN:
    30457
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:09:00 / 01:04:37:00
    Canister:
    55/13

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