• Short Summary

    Peter Keenan of Glasgow beats George O'Neill of Ireland on points and keeps his boxing title.

  • Description

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    SV. Peter Keenan, boxer from Glasgow (black shorts) and Ireland's George O'Neill, in ring. SCU. Keenan and O'Neill throwing punches at one and other. Keenan lands a right to the jaw and a left to O'Neill's jaw. CU. Keenan lands another blow on O'Neill. CU. They go into a huddle in the corner of the ring. CU. Man watching. SV. O'Neill on floor. Bell rings and they go to their corners. CU. Keenan in his corner being rubbed down by his seconds. CU. O'Neill comes out of his corner. SV. Keenan and O'Neill exchanging punches. CU. Crowd watching. CU. Keenan and O'Neill, both watching for an opening. CU. O'Neill - Keenan lands a left. SCU. O'Neill and Keenan swinging punches at one and other. CU. Swinging punches at one and other. SV. Keenan lands a right to O'Neill's face, he goes down, referee starts to count, he's up at the count of 4. Keenan swings a right and misses. Gong sounds. Keenan raises his hands above his head and embraces O'Neill. Crowd. CU. In ring, Keenan with Lonsdale gold belt round his waist. CU. O'Neill in his corner with towel round his head. CU. Keenan being congratulated for keeping his boxing bantamweight title.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene I.)

    Note: There is a longer version of this story in this issue, made as a Special for Scotland - it is also on this tape.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:13:00 / 01:02:43:00

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