• Short Summary

    In Nottingham, Yolande Pompey k.o's Bobby Dawson in round four.

  • Description

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    LV. Start of boxing match between Yolande Pompey from Trinidad and American Bobby Dawson. Dawson the taller of the two, has two white rings on his socks. SV. Both boxers ducking and weaving. Both boxers throw out long lefts and Dawson follows up with another, but Pompey has no trouble in slipping it. SCU. Boxers. Pompey sways away from a ponderous right counters with a left upper cut. They tie up and for a moment Pompey isn't sure which way he is going. LV. Pompey, a bit more aggressive but a left to his body warns him that he cannot take liberties. SCU. Pompey covering up well as Dawson tries to open him with his left. SV. Pompey throws a right hook which Dawson easily ducks. He also avoids a right hook, but is just as wide off the target with a right hook which sails over the top of the ducking Pompey. They tie up, break, and Pompey misses with a chopper right as Dawson ducks low. SV. Crowd - cigar smoking men. SCU. Pompey receiving attention in corner. SCU. From Pompey in corner, to Dawson. SV. Promoter Reg King and his wife. SV. Start of fourth round. Both boxers flogging away with lefts and rights. SV. Dawson misses with a left and Pompey lands with a hard right to Dawson's head. Dawson goes down. SV. Seconds watching. LV. & SV. Dawson laying on his back tries to rise. LV. Referee finishes count and walks over to Pompey. STV. Crowd applauding. SCU. Dawson now smiling, with Pompey. CU. Pompey.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Title scene A.) (Orig.D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    503.03
    Media URN:
    30424
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:46:00 / 01:05:02:00
    Canister:
    55/10

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