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  • Short Summary

    Gene Tunney wins world title from Jack Dempsey in boxing.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tunney wins world title from Jack Dempsey before huge throng in Sesquicentennial Stadium".

    Philadelphia, United States of America (USA).

    Intertitle reads: "It is regretted no pictures of actual fighting can be shown".

    Intertitle reads: "The Fighting Marine enters ring first".

    L/S of boxer entering ring. C/U of of boxer - Gene Tunney?

    Intertitle reads: "Jack Dempsey follows".

    Various L/Ss of boxers entering ring and taking breaks between rounds. At one point the referee holds up a large no. 10 card (round 10?). Several policemen enter the ring as the audience threaten to invade it! C/U of Tunney, he has a fat lip.

    Note: film has been transferred at sound speed - action appears too fast. AH 2001.

    Note: see also record for GENE TUNNEY in G 1332.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    640.10
    Media URN:
    26290
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:47:00 / 01:17:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1334

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The bout took place on 23 September 1926.

    Further footage of the fight can be seen in clip 638.01.

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