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  • Short Summary

    Boxing: Jack Dempsey beats Jack Sharkey in New York.

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    Item title reads: " Sharkey & Dempsey. Dempsey back again. Amazing scenes as former champion earns return match with Gene Tunney by knocking out Jack Sharkey in 7th round."

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    In the Stadium, New York. M/S of a man with 'Round Seven' board walking round boxing ring, surrounded by cheering spectators. The boxers sit in their corners. The fight starts and Dempsey is seen going to a neutral corner while the ref counts out his opponent, who is lying on the canvas. He tries to get up, but slumps back. Dempsey and seconds help him up, and the crowd throw hats into the ring. Action footage of the end of the fight with the loser on his stool, flanked by seconds. There are hectic scenes in the ring. C/U interview and final pose with Dempsey.

    Note: Lighting poor in places.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:10:00 / 01:41:41:00
    G 1421

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  1. Unknown user says

    The bout took place on 21 July 1927.

    The location was the Yankee Stadium, New York.

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