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  • Short Summary

    "Kid" Lewis and "Boy" McCormick get in training for their boxing match.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ted (Kid) Lewis (Middleweight Champion of Great Britain and Europe) trains for his Eight.... Wembley, London.

    M/S as he touches his toes and does various stretching exercises. C/U of his face as he stands before the camera, he takes his hat off, smiles, then replaces it.

    Intertitle - '...against "Boy" McCormick - (Light-Heavyweight Champion of Great Britain) who is also in strict training.' Farnham, Surrey.

    M/S of him digging the ground with a pitchfork. C/U of him in shirt and tie, he smiles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    248.04
    Media URN:
    22610
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:51:00 / 01:02:52:00
    Canister:
    G 825

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "trains for his Eight" should read trains for his fight.

    The two men were in training for a bout that took place on 17 November 1921.

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