• Short Summary

    Empire middleweight champion Johnny Sullivan fights Denmark's Martin Hansen and wins.

  • Description

    Nottingham.

    GV. Start of fight. Denmark's Martin Hansen with white stripe down trunks. SV. Johnny Sullivan taking the fight to Hansen but Hansen easily avoids him. Sullivan continues pressure and forces Hansen to cover up. SCU. Boxer Freddie Mills with promoter Reg King. SV. Sullivan pummelling Hansen. STV. Hansen down for count of two, they resume. Sullivan sails into Hansen punishing him about the body, but Hansen covers up cleverly. SCU. Bruce Woodcock watching fight. SV. Sullivan leaving corner. SV. Sullivan throws a right which Hansen sways away from. SV. Boxers clinching - Hansen 'dances' as he tries to break Sullivan's hold. Referee tells them to break. SCU. Mrs Reg King watching SV. Hansen forces Sullivan into corner in a grand slam finish. SCU. Tommy Farr watching. SV. Sullivan fights back. STV. End of fight, referee raises Sullivan's hand. Hansen stands surprised. Decision greeted with boo's and cheers. SV. Some of the crowd applauding. SCU. Sullivan and Hansen.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    254.04
    Media URN:
    30223
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:30:00 / 01:05:40:00
    Canister:
    54/84

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