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  • Short Summary

    This story shows two great boxers - Carpentier and Wells - in training for a big fight.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America.

    Intertitle: "'WHAT IS THE SECRET?' Carpentier - who has just arrived in America - backs Wells for �100 and says, 'Remember what I told you!' ... "

    High angled M/S of Georges Carpentier surrounded by gentlemen of the press, they are on the deck of a liner bound for New York - the famous boxer waves his trilby at the camera. Nice M/S of Carpentier standing on the bow waving his hat at the Statue of Liberty as they sale towards it.

    Intertitle: "Billy Wells says, 'I'll remember' ..."

    C/U of Billy Wells laughing. Various M/Ss of Billy and his sparring partner in training on an outdoors ring. M/S of Billy building his biceps using a crude arm stretching device, his trainers and sparring partner watch him. M/S of Billy pounding a punch bag. C/U of Billy working on the punch bag.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    210.09
    Media URN:
    21785
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:31:00 / 01:11:12:00
    Canister:
    G 664

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