• Short Summary

    Boxing match - various Irish boxers fight Americans.

  • Description

    Dublin special. National Stadium, Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Boxing match between Ireland and the United States of America "Golden Gloves Champions"

    GV. Irish and American teams parading in ring. SV. U.S. team. SV. Irish team. SV. Crowd. SV. T. Milligan (Ireland) Isaac Vaughn (U.S.) (light vest). Both boxers slogging away. LV. Boxers throwing light punches. SV. Irish and American dignitaries.

    LV. Herschel Acton (light vest) losing fight to Peter Crotty, disputed verdict. Both boxers landing blows. SV. Crowd. LV. J. McNally (Ireland) beating Jack Corvino (USA), (light vest). Irishman wrestling Corvino against ropes. SV. Bulging ropes and crowd. LV. Both boxers flaying away in all directions. SV. Crowd. MV. McNally walking to corner and being congratulated by second.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Note: paperwork file contains programme for the championship and newspaper clippings. The Golden gloves team appear to have been sponsored by the Chicago Tribune.

    All names checked when condensing - paper records only record initials of Irish men - not Christian names - to be expanded where possible.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:30:00 / 01:35:34:00
    52/36 (Special)

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