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    Material relating to newsreel story "Berlin - Hecht Beats Finch" - 53/24.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Berlin - Hecht Beats Finch" 53/24.

    Material from Newsreel Story - first shot not superimposed.

    Berlin, Germany. Gerhard Hecht beats Albert Finch in light heavyweight boxing match.

    CU. Gong. LV. Gerhard Hecht in stripe shorts chases Albert Finch around ring with lefts and rights. CU. spectator. SV. Both boxers exchange blows. CU. spectator. SV. Finch pushing Hecht about body but Hecht counters with a right which drives Finch away. CU. Second advises uppercut. SV. Finch goes down Ref. starts to count SV. Couple in crowd holding hands. SV. Finch resumes. CU. Woman in crowd, SV. Finch throws a left and a right but Hecht replies with a right to head which sends Finch against ropes Finch bobs to avoid further punishment. SV. Clever ducking by Finch makes Hecht miss with a series of quick fire punches and Finch fights his way out to centre of ring. CU. spectator. SV. A right and left to the head sends Finch down CU. spectator SV. Finch resumes. CU. spectator. SV. Hecht punishes Finch against ropes. CU. spectator applauding. CU. Hecht and Finch.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:26:00 / 01:37:20:00
    53/24 B (Selected Originals)

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