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    Boxing champion Tancy Lee coaching the Irish Army Boxing Team.

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    Title: "TANCY LEE ex-British Champion and holder of a Lonsdale Belt, coaches the Irish Army Boxing Team for the Tailteann Games".

    M/S of a group of soldier boxers in a gym, Tancy stands in front of them demonstrating how to hit a punch ball, he steps back and allows the soldier to have a go. C/U of Tancy pummelling the ball, the soldiers, looking very impressed, watch him. High angled shot of the army boxers training in the gym; some shadow box, others play catch with a medicine ball.

    Various shots of Tancy and the soldier boxers jogging across a field in front of their barracks. M/S of the soldiers training in the gym - some skip, others use punch bags, two are sparring. Various shots of Tancy sparring with a soldier, watched by the rest of the army team. M/S of the Irish Army Boxing Team posing as a group with their officers and Tancy outside their barracks. C/U of Tancy.

    Note: there is a discrepancy in the spelling of Lee's name - some records spell it 'Tancey', most spell it 'Tancy'. AH 2000.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:36:00 / 01:36:47:00
    G 1079

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