• Short Summary

    Boxing bout in segregated South Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Under Queensberry Rules!"

    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    VS of a boxing bout between two Black South African youths (described in voiceover as Bantus) in the South African non-European boxing championships at a social club. The audience is almost entirely white. The fight is decided by a knockout. (Described by the voice over as a 'Black Out'). More shots of boxing match.

    N.B. Looked at in the 21st century this voiceover carries racial overtones. - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1035.14
    Media URN:
    20588
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:28:00 / 01:17:56:00
    Canister:
    40/12

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