• Short Summary

    Cliff Anderson is disqualified during a boxing match with Al Phillips at Olympia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pathe News Presents - The Anderson V Phillips Fight".

    Olympia, London.

    MS The MC announcing the fight (nat sound).

    VS of boxing crowd.

    CU a man in the audience tic tacking to place a bet.

    CU cut ins of men and women in the audience

    MS Cliff Anderson, the boxer from British Guiana bows from the ring as he is announced. Al Phillips does likewise.

    LS General view, interior of Olympia, with boxing ring and spectators.

    Various shots of the fight with Phillips going down three times. The boxers hold a great deal and are cautioned by the referee.

    CU Benny Smith, the promoter in evening dress.

    MS Phillips falls after a kidney punch, he writhes on the floor. Anderson is disqualified.

    MS His seconds enter the ring to attend him and Anderson distraught and tearful, tries to help him.

    MS Anderson's seconds wiping his face in his corner.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:05:00 / 01:37:32:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The fight took place on 1 July 1947.

    "cautioned by the referee" - the referee is Andrew Smyth.

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