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  • Short Summary

    The British boxer, Billy Wells at the 75th anniversary dinner of the National Sporting Club.

  • Description

    Cafe Royal, Regent Street, London

    BILLY WELLS GUEST OF HONOUR AT 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL SPORTING CLUB.

    National Sporting Club (a boxing club) 75th Anniversary Dinner: M.S. Billy Wells (Bombardier William Thomas Wells, "Beautiful Billy", British Champion Boxer) talking to a reporter. All guests are in evening suits and bow ties. M.S. Group with Sir Leary Constantine, Tommy Farr and Charles Forte. V.S. Ken Buchanan, Howard Winston, Eddie Thomas and Jack Solomons. M.S. Len Harvey, Ted (Kid) Lewis and Henry Cooper. M. S. George Carpentier talking to Charles Ledoux. M.S. Charlie Lane and George Clarke talking. G.V. The assembled guests. V.S. Large group with Ted Lewis, Carpentier, Ledoux, Billy Wells, Marvin Hart and Henry Cooper standing. All others are seated. V.S. Guests arriving and entering dining hall. G.V. Guests seated at rows of tables. V.S. Around darkened dining hall as the guests watch a film on a small screen of the fight between Billy Wells v. Dick Smith. M.S. Lord Robens speaking. V.S. Marquess of Milford Haven, Donald Cambell receiving honorary membership to the N.S.C. Billy Wells receiving special award.

    (Original Neg.)

    Note: for search purposes Marquess Milford Haven, or Marquis Milfordhaven.

    Documentation contains a Programme Booklet for the event.

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    Film ID:
    3195.21
    Media URN:
    89603
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:22:00 / 02:03:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 4121 D

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