• Short Summary

    International wrestling championship is held at Belle Vue, Manchester.

  • Description

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    GV. Members of the three teams (Japan, America and England) lined up on the mats at start of the International Amateur Wrestling Contest at Belle Vue, Manchester. SV. Japanese team. SV. English team. GV. Crowd.

    GV. Fight in progress between Yusaku Imaizumi of Japan and Alf Rhodes of England. The Japanese wrestler is in the dark costume. They move to the centre of the ring grappling with each other. SV. Wrestlers go to the floor. The Japanese lifts Rhodes on his shoulder and slams him on the mat. GV. The two fighters on the mat. SV. The two fighters, Imaizumi again lifts Rhodes and slams him down, holding him down. GV. Rhodes being held down and once again the Japanese lifts him and slams him on the mat. SCU. Women in crowd. GV. The Japanese once again slams Rhodes on the mat. SV. The Japanese getting up after Rhodes had taken the necessary count. SV. Crowd.

    SV. Bout in progress between Merrill Solowin of the USA and Dennis McNamara of England. Solowin in the dark kit. SV. The wrestlers holding each other's shoulders trying to gain advantage. CU. Man in crowd. SV. Solowin has McNamara on the mat. SV. Crowd. Several shots of the fight, Solowin still has the advantage on the mat. SV. Crowd. SV. The bout is over and the referee raises Solowin's hand to give him a points win. SV. Crowd. SV. Solowin receiving his trophy. Japanese win the team prize of the championship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1766.28
    Media URN:
    50781
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:38:00 / 01:50:14:00
    Canister:
    63/51

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