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  • Short Summary

    Lieutenant Commander Newcombe and Major Leahy, both injured in war, box in aid of charity.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Good sportsmen for a good cause. Exhilarating bout between Lieutenant Commander Newcombe and Major Leahy - navy and army champions - who both lost a leg in the war. In aid of "save the Victory fund." London.

    M/S as one man moves to the centre of the boxing ring and the two start sparring, they both have an artificial leg. Various shots as they move round the ring and fight, they go back to their corners and someone holds up a card saying 'Round 4.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    322.35
    Media URN:
    24101
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:18:00 / 01:55:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1036

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