• Short Summary

    Boxer Tommy Watson receive great welcome on his return home.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Newcastle. 'The Idol of the North'. Seaman Tommy Watson - who showed America that British Boxers can box - has rapturous reception on return to his home town."

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Massive crowds throng the streets as boxer Tommy Watson is driven past.

    Dark shots of Tommy Watson holding a child and waving from an upstairs window to the cheering crowds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    697.15
    Media URN:
    5987
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:50:00 / 01:20:34:00
    Canister:
    33/12

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