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  • Short Summary

    Seaman Ribbans bravely agrees to a fight with boxer Firpo onboard H.M.S. Benbow.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Firpo v. flyweight! Seaman Ribbans (7 stone) "takes on" "Wild Bull of the Pampas" to cheers of his messmates on H.M.S. Benbow. Nice, France.

    L/S of the two men boxing in a ring on the ship, the rest of the crew stand round and watch. M/S of the two in the ring, the referee speaks to them and they start boxing again, Seaman Ribbans is very small compared to Firpo, various shots as they fight, Firpo does not try very hard!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    378.07
    Media URN:
    24914
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:13:00 / 01:10:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1168

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