• Short Summary

    Ex-champion boxers Eric Boon and Peter Kane fight in charity tournament for RAF.

  • Description

    Title reads: "RAF fighters in the ring".

    Location of events unknown.

    Boxing tournament with professional boxers in aid of RAF (Royal Air Force) Benevolent Fund. Various shots of fight between Air Craftsman Eric Boon (British Lightweight Champion) and Corporal Dave Finn. Boon wins.

    Various shots of fight between Corporal Peter Kane (ex-world flyweight champion) and Corporal Teddy O'Neill. Peter wins the match.

    They raise £5000 for the fund. Narrator comments that the British boxers, all RAF men, will be keeping a close eye out for German boxer Max Schmelling who's become a paratrooper.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1101.16
    Media URN:
    38431
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:54:00 / 01:26:54:00
    Canister:
    41/16

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