• Short Summary

    An interview with Boxer Jock McAvoy follows footage of him in training.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1937?

    Boxer Jock McAvoy does exercises on the floor. He punches the heavy punch bag, he skips, he spars with another boxer.

    CU Jock McAvoy sending a message back to the people in England that he intends to win the World light heavyweight title from John Henry Lewis. He says that he later aims to win the Heavyweight title.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    514.04
    Media URN:
    61420
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:27:00 / 01:07:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 54 U

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "dates unclear or unknown. 1937?" - the footage almost certainly originates from either February or March 1936 - McAvoy, ("The Rochdale Thunderbolt"), fought John Henry Lewis in New York on 13 March 1936, so this will be footage of him training for that fight.

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