• Short Summary

    Jack London wins heavyweight boxing championship, and "Tehran" wins St. Leger horse race.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sports reports last round and last lap.

    Belle Vue, Manchester. Various shots of the British heavyweight boxing championship between Freddie Mills and Jack London. M/S of broadcasters Raymond Glendenning and W. Barrington-Dalby watching. Various shots of the men and women in the audience. Various shots of the match, Jack London wins on points. The two men shake hands and Jack poses with his wife and two sons.

    Various shots of people gathered for the St. Leger at Newmarket in Suffolk. M/S of the runners' board. Various shots of the race, "Tehran" wins. The jockey Gordon Richards rides the horse into the enclosure and dismounts.

    Cataloguer's note: the story starts at 01:15:00 after the Pathe titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1125.06
    Media URN:
    39175
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:50:00 / 01:17:23:00
    Canister:
    44/76

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