• Short Summary

    The boxer Wally Swift wins the British Middleweight Championship in Nottingham.

  • Description

    Swift wins title. Nottingham.

    L/S The two fighters moving round the ring and throwing punches. Mick Leahy drives Wally Swift onto the ropes and Swift fights his way off. M/S The two boxers. Swift on left. Swift leads with a left and they clinch. M/S The fighters in a clinch. Leahy with his back to camera. L/S They break from the clinch. Both boxers throw a left. M/S Leahy moves in to Swift who has back to camera. Lands a left and a right and Swift fights back. They clinch on the ropes. M/S The boxers in a clinch. M/S Swift pushes Leahy onto ropes as they break. Leahy moves into the attack again lands two lefts and misses with a right. M/S Crowd. M/S Leahy with back to camera. He goes for- ward and they clinch. M/S As the boxers break. M/S As Swift attacks.

    C/U Crowd. C/U Leahy in corner before start of 15th the bell goes camera pans as Leahy moves to the centre of the ring, touches gloves with Swift and the boxers go in close both throwing punch. M/S The boxers in the centre of the ring. throwing punches from both quarters. Leahy breaks off and backs away, bounces on the ropes,they break. M/S into a clinch. M/S The fighters on the ropes, they break. M/S Both men throwing punches. M/S Crowd. M/S Both men slogging away. The bell goes and they stop fighting and the referee raises Swifts hand Swift then goes into a cuddle with Leahy. M/S Crowd applauding. C/U Swift. C/U Lonsdale belt being held by Lord Scarsdale. C/U Lord Scarsdale putting the belt on Swift. M/S Crowd. C/U Swift on right and Leahy.

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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:
    01:52:16:00 / 01:53:58:00

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