• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION, ALLAN RUDKIN, WHO IS TO CHALLENGED THE WORLD CHAMPION, MASAHINO HARADA, NEXT MONTH IN TOKYO, PACKS CHRISTMAS CARDS AS PART OF HIS TRAINING.

  • Description

    1.
    CU SOF INTERVIEWER WITH CHRISTMAS CARD
    0.06

    2.
    PAN TO RUDKIN
    3.05


    TRANSCRIPT:



    "NOW THE CHRISTMAS CARD INDUSTRY IS REALLY BUZZING NOW OF COURSE AND IN THIS BEAUTIFUL CARD HERE IT TALKS ABOUT PEACE ON EARTH AND GOODWILL TO ALL MEN BUT CERTAINLY ONE OF THE MEN WORKING IN THIS GREETING CARD FACTORY IN NORTH LONDON HAS ANYTHING BUT PEACE AND GOODWILL ON HIS MIND AT THE COMBAT THAT MAN IS THE BRITISH BANTAMWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION ALLAN RUDKIN.



    QUESTION: ALLAN WHY ARE YOU WORKING HERE?



    ANSWER: WELL I'M WORKING HERE BECAUSE IT KEEPS ME OCCUPIED.



    QUESTION: WHO'S IDEA WAS THIS?



    ANSWER: THIS WAS CUDLEY NEWNES IDEA, THAT TO KEEP ME WORKING TO KEEP ME FROM RESTING SORT OF THING, YOU KNOW AND ALSO THIS LIFTING KEEPS ME IN GOOD SHAPE FOR THE FIGHT.



    QUESTION: YOU WORK A FULL DAY HERE.



    YES.



    QUESTION: WHAT HOURS?



    ANSWER: WELL AS A PACKER - MORE OR LESS A PACKER



    QUESTION: SO YOU WORK FROM WHAT NINE IN THE MORNING.



    ANSWER: WELL FROM EIGHT IN THE MORNING TO FIVE.



    QUESTION: THIS MUST MAKE A LONG DAY ALLAN WITH TRAINING AS WELL



    ANSWER: YES IT DOES MAKE A LONG DAY.



    QUESTION: SO WHAT TIME DO YOU GET UP FOR EXAMPLE?



    ANSWER: WELL I GET UP ABOUT HALF PAST FIVE, I DO ABOUT HALF AN HOUR ROAD WORK AND HAVE MY BREAKFAST, I GET TO WORK ABOUT EIGHT O'CLOCK AND WORK THROUGH THE DAY AND I HAVE MY DINNER ABOUT HALF PAST FIVE AT NIGHT TILL ABOUT HALF PAST EIGHT.



    QUESTION: SO YOU DON'T HAVE MUCH CHANCE TO SEE YOUR WIFE OR LITTLE BOY.



    ANSWER: NO, I DO NOT SEE THE BABY, EVERY TIME, I SEE THE BABY SHE'S IN BED.



    QUESTION: NOW WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THIS MAN HARADA, THIS JAPANESE WORLD CHAMPION?



    ANSWER: WELL I KNOW HE MUST BE A GOOD FIGHTER BECAUSE HIS WORLD CHAMPION, I KNOW A LOT ABOUT HIS STYLE, HE COMES FAR OUT I THINK. I BELIEVE HE'S GOT VERY HEAVY PUNCH AND HE TRIES TO WEAR YOU DOWN.



    QUESTION: NOW YOU WORK HERE IN A CHRISTMAS CARD FACTORY, DO YOU INTEND TO SEND ANY CARD TO HARADA AFTER THE FIGHT IN JAPAN.



    ANSWER: WELL AFTER THE FIGHT I HOPE TO SEND HIM A GET WELL CARD.




    Initials JGS/V/MR/K



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BRITISH BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION, ALLAN RUDKIN, WHO IS TO CHALLENGED THE WORLD CHAMPION, MASAHINO HARADA, NEXT MONTH IN TOKYO, PACKS CHRISTMAS CARDS AS PART OF HIS TRAINING.

    WHEN A BIG FIGHT IS IMMINENT, A BOXER DOES EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO ATTAIN AND MAINTAIN A PHYSICAL PEAK BUT ALLAN RUDKIN CERTAINLY HAS A MOST UNUSUAL APPROACH TO TRAINING.

    RUDKIN MEETS FIGHTING HARADA ON NOVEMBER 36TH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA83J6KTEG3A8KDP1F9EAU59MGB
    Media URN:
    VLVA83J6KTEG3A8KDP1F9EAU59MGB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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