• Short Summary

    Chairs fly after the Billy Kelly - Charlie Hill fight for British featherweight title in Belfast.

  • Description

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    GV. Ring with boxing match - fight for British featherweight title between Billy Kelly and Charlie Hill - in progress (title super over). SCU. Top view, Kelly (Londonderry) attacking Hill (Glasgow) on ropes. Kelly lands right hook - follows with a left and right. Kelly still chasing Hill and lands left, right, Hill staggers and nearly goes down. Kelly still chasing, Hill pinned against ropes. Hill gets Kelly on ropes and fights back. End of round, boxers go to corners. SV. Kelly sitting in corner being attended to by seconds. SCU. Crowd. SCU. Top view, boxers in ring. Kelly hits Hill with right fist. Shot from ringside. Hill going down. Referee rushes over, tells Kelly to go back to his corner, goes over to Hill and starts to count (Hill resting on one knee). SCU. Top view - Hill on one knee, referee counting. In write up said that Hill was down for eight - but we only have three counts. Hill gets up and fighting continues. SCU. People at ringside including Tommy Farr. Elevated view. Boxers fighting. Kelly chases Hill to ropes - and lands right hand on Hill's face. Hill fights back and pins Kelly on ropes. SCU. Crowd. SCU. Elevated view, boxers fighting in ring. Fights ends - the referee goes over and raises Hill's arm as the winner. SCU. Referee with Hill's arm in the air. Hill is hugged by seconds. SCU. Elevated view - second hugging Hill. CU. Joseph Tomalty (?) film actor. SCU. Ring - elevated view - announcer, photographers and various people in ring with chairs coming in from all directions. The announcer is trying to restore order over the microphone. Chairs still coming in. Man in the ring is hit by flying chair on the back of the head.

    (Neg.) (Orig "A")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:09:00 / 01:31:02:00

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