• Short Summary

    Footage of the boxing match between Henry Armstrong and Ernie Roderick at Harringay, Greater London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "HENRY ARMSTRONG V ERNIE RODERICK AT HARRINGAY"

    Various shots of welterweight championship boxing match between the current champion Henry Armstrong and the challenger Ernie Roderick at Harringay in Greater London. Although it is Armstrong that is clearly in control the fight goes the distance. Good M/S of Armstrong holding the winners trophy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1011.11
    Media URN:
    14351
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:33:00 / 01:11:48:00
    Canister:
    39/43

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The bout took place on 25 May 1939.

    The referee seen in this clip is Wilfred Smith.

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