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  • Short Summary

    Boxer Tom Heeney leaves Southampton to fight Gene Tunney in the World Championship.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Good-bye [sic] and Good Luck! - and if good wishes could help, popular Tom Heeney would be assured winner of World's Championship fight with Gene Tunney!"

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    M/S of Tom Heeney walking towards us along a ship's gangplank. C/U of Tom smiling and chatting with a man just out of shot - Tom looks a little like Marlon Brando!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    728.26
    Media URN:
    34840
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:58:00 / 01:39:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1497

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