• Short Summary

    Keenan beats O'Sullivan and becomes British Bantamweight boxing Champion in Scotland.

  • Description

    Firhall.

    LV. Bantamweight Championship of Great Britain boxing fight between Peter Keenan and Danny O'Sullivan under way at Firhall. Keenan in dark trunks. SV. Keenan works O'Sullivan towards the ropes. SV. Keenan punishing O'Sullivan in two handed attack against ropes. MV. Keenan punishing O'Sullivan in two handed attack against ropes. End of first round. SV. Keenan in crowd, pan to round 2 board. SV. Crowd. MV. Round 2. Keenan forces O'Sullivan around ring. O'Sullivan goes down. SV. O'Sullivan goes down as referee counts, pan to Keenan who resumes attack. CU. Man shouting. SV. Keenan staggers O'Sullivan with left and downs him with right and left. SCU. O'Sullivan rising. CU. Man smoking huge cigar. SV. O'Sullivan fights back. MV. O'Sullivan fighting back until Keenan floors him with a hard right to jaw and O'Sullivan goes down for last time. He is counted out. CU. Keenan wearing Lonsdale belt.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1449.24
    Media URN:
    47393
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:11:00 / 01:57:28:00
    Canister:
    51/39

Comments (1)

  1. Gazthistle says

    This was actually Firhill stadium, Maryhill, Glasgow. Home of Partick Thistle Football Club (not Firhall as stated).

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