• Short Summary

    Police amateur boxing championships from Wembley.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Policemen Pound Out New Beat".

    Wembley Empire Pools, London. Police amateur boxing championships.

    GV G O'Riordan (white shorts) versus A Hoyle. MV Both boxers swapping punches in centre of ring. MV Hoyle lands with rights and O'Riordan lays on. Referee speaks to him. CU Boxers' feet. MV O'Riordan hanging onto Hoyle. Ref. stops fight. CU Timekeeper. CU Gong.

    MV Eddie Walsh (white shorts) versus George Scott. Scott leaving corner. MV Walsh charges across ring and lands flurry of blows. SV Walsh charges across ring and pins Scott against ropes. CU fan covering face with hands. MV Walsh charges across ring and knocks Scott through ropes. SV Scott going through ropes. Feet dangling in ring. CU boxing fan.

    LV Jim McDermott versus Harold Fleming. Fleming in dark shorts. Boxers swapping punches in centre of ring. CU McDermott being worried by Fleming. CU Seconds looking on. MV Fleming hitting. McDermott drops. CU Second. MV Fleming attacking with right. McDermott trying to fight back, but Fleming lands with right to jaw and McDermott falls. CU McDermott's feet. MV McDermott being assisted to corner looking very dazed.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:40:00 / 01:40:20:00

Comments (1)

  1. colm@webspider.ie says

    Great to watch this news extract - Gerry O' Riordan was my father - we have the trophy he won that night in Wembley - he passed away 11 years ago at age 82,
    Colm O Riordan.

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