• Short Summary

    Middleweight boxing Champ Randolph Turpin returns home in victory to Leamington Spa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "World Champ Goes Home".

    Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

    LV Towards travel shot World Middleweight boxing Champion Randolph Turpin seated between Mayors of Warwick and Leamington driving through crowded street. LV Travel shot following cadet band to Town Hall. CU Mrs Turpin waiting at Town Hall for her son. LV Pan cars arriving outside Town Hall amid huge crowd. SV Policeman holding back crowd. SV Elevated Turpin kissing his three year old son in car. He hands him down to someone outside the car. He turns and alights from car. LV Turpin escorted by Mayors making way through huge crowds to Town Hall. SV Towards and pan Mayors and Turpin walking through Crowd into Town Hall. GV Pan Crowd. LV Party on balcony of Town Hall. SV Turpin and Mayors standing before microphone. Turpin sighs. GV Top view crowd. SV Turpin looking very embarrassed pulls his hand 'Well, I'm not much at making speeches, well anyhow you all know what I mean in me own language' Turpin waves to crowd. Elevated Randolph kisses his mom.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1465.01
    Media URN:
    47787
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:44:00
    Canister:
    51/57

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