• Short Summary

    Billy Kelly beats Sammy McCarthy and takes British and Empire featherweight boxing title.

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    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    TV. Ring. Sammy McCarthy on left waiting for opening. MS. McCarthy swings left. Another left, which starts an exchange of blows, McCarthy's do no damage. CS. McCarthy swings a left. Billy Kelly ducks. Kelly returns with a right, they break. CS. Man watching. CS. McCarthy swings left, misses. Kelly returns with left which lands on McCarthy's head. Bell ends round. CS. McCarthy's corner seconds working on him. CS. Kelly's corner, he comes out on bell. TCS. Both mix it, breakaway. Kelly swings left, followed by a right - they break. CU. Boxer Freddie Mills at ringside. SCS. McCarthy swings a left. Kelly ducks and returns with a left which also misses. Both exchange blows. CU. Crowd watching. STS. McCarthy swings left. Kelly again ducks. Both exchange punches, but both are wide off the mark. CS. Crowd watching. TV. Ring. Kelly dancing about waving hands in air. End of fight. GTV. Crowds going mad. (2 shots). CS. Kelly with former boxer Spider Kelly in his corner, after winning fight. CS. McCarthy in dressing gown, standing in his corner. CS. Kelly standing in middle of ring, wearing Lonsdale Belt. Spider Kelly grabs him and kisses him. Kelly beats McCarthy and takes British and Empire featherweight boxing title.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:32:27:00

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