• Short Summary

    Billy Thompson is disqualified in European Lightweight boxing match with Kid Dussart.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Low Blow Costs Thompson His Title".

    Olympia, London. European Lightweight boxing match Kid Dussart V Billy Thompson.

    LV Elevated boxing match in progress. Round 1. (1st 7ft for super. title). MV Dussart (from Belgium) and Thompson sparring. They dance around ring exchanging punches. SV Crowd.

    MV Round 2. Dussart leads with straight left. Thompson counters and they clinch on ropes and break. SV Thompson lands with left. Dussart punches low on the body, They clinch and break. They exchange blows. SV Two boxing fans. SV Thompson falls to canvas. MV Referee counting Thompson. He rises on count of 9.

    Dussart attacks with left swing and proceeds to dish out punishment to Thompson. SV People in crowd. MV Dussart attacks with lefts and rights to the head. Lands left swing on Thompson's jaw. Thompson reels back and hits canvas. Referee in and gives count of 9. Thompson rises and Dussart moves in with vicious body and head blows.

    SV Timekeeper rings bell for last round. SV Dussart attacks with left to body. They clinch. Dussart punching in clinch. They clinch. GV Crowd. SV Boxers fighting close in. Dussart falls to floor. Referee warns Thompson and lifts Dussart's hand.

    GV Crowd. SV Dussart in ring. Thompson comes over and congratulates him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1417.22
    Media URN:
    46175
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:06:00 / 01:32:49:00
    Canister:
    49/55

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