• Short Summary

    Boxer Joe Baksi pays a visit to British coal miners to give them a word of encouragement.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Man Of The Week".

    Parsonage Colliery, near Bolton, Lancashire.

    Joe Baksi, American heavyweight boxer, visits miners near Bolton at the beginning of their five day week.

    LS Coal miners, with Baksi and John Parsons among them walking down some steps as they come off duty.

    CU Baksi in mining kit with the grime of the pit on his face.

    CU a pithead winch working.

    MS Baksi, in clean clothes again, chatting with miners and signing autographs (nat sound).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1183.17
    Media URN:
    28057
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:15:00 / 01:38:30:00
    Canister:
    47/37

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