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  • Short Summary

    Open air boxing between Tom Heaney and Bartley Madden.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dublin's Big Fight. Tom Heaney (New Zealand) defeats Bartley Madden (Dublin) on points after a thrilling 20 rounds. (Exclusive Pathe Pictures)".

    Various shots of open air boxing match. Shots are mostly same as those in story titled - BOX ON - also in G 1320. There are some additional M/Ss of match not seen before, with closer view of fight. Also, good C/U of the two boxers, still in gloves and wrapped in robes, at end of fight. One man stands between them - the referee?

    Note: according to issue sheet this story was for 'Dublin only'. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    544.10
    Media URN:
    26053
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:56:00 / 01:34:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1320

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The bout took place on 9 August 1926.

    The location was Croke Park, Dublin.

    Note that the clip's title card wrongly spells the boxer's name as "Tom Heaney", rather than Heeney.

    Further footage of the fight can be seen in clip 544.05.

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