• Short Summary

    Ankarah beats Clayton to win Empire Featherweight title in London.

  • Description

    This is a long version of the story. The shorter version can be found on the same tape under title CLAYTON V ANKARAH - Film ID 1447.08.

    Title reads 'The Globe Theatre - Accra - Ankarah beats Clayton'.

    Empress Hall, London.

    SV. Roy Ankarah at work on punch ball wearing jacket on which is "The Black Flash", & SCU. SV. Ronnie Clayton skipping, pan down to feet SV. Clayton shadow boxing. GV. Empress hall, Newcastle United football team in ring with FA Cup. SV. Skipper Harvey showing FA Cup. SV. Service Chiefs in crowd. SV. Clayton climbing into ring and greeting Ankarah at start of the Empire Featherweight title fight. SCU. Ankarah having drink in corner. SV. Crowds at Empress Hall. CU. Time keeper ringing bell for start of fight. SV. Clayton leaving corner. Boxers meet in centre of ring. Ankarah starts two handed attack. LV. Both boxers fighting. SV. Ankarah forcing fight until Clayton retaliates with two handed attack. LV. Both boxers swopping two handed punches. SCU. Both Boxers swopping two handed punches. LV. Clayton boring in then gong goes for end of round. SV. Naval officers in audience. SV. Clayton receiving attention to eye in corner. SV. Ankarah sitting impassively in corner when fight begins. LV. Ankarah fight Clayton off with some long lefts. SV. Top view, close fighting. LV. Ankarah sails into Clayton. They clinch. Body punches by Clayton force Ankarah to break. SCU. Both boxers swopping punches. LV. Action around in centre of ring until gong goes for end of round. SV. Audience. SV. Ankarah sitting calmly in corner. SCU. Board for round 4. SV. Referee, pan to boxers fighting in centre of ring. LV. Ankarah still aggressive. Boxers tied up in centre of ring. LV. Ankarah butts Clayton in face. Referee stops fight and warns Ankarah. They resume fighting. SCU. Boxers' feet. SCU. Ankarah throwing punches from all angles. SV. Audience. CU. Referee totalling points. LV. Boxers receiving attention in corners. CU. Board, round 8. SV. Clayton leaving corner. LV. Clayton cuts loose about Ankarah's body and punishes him in corner. CU. Board, round 10. SV. Ankarah still throwing punches from all angles. CU. Board, round 11. SV. Ankarah throwing punches from all angles. CU. Board, round 14. SV. Ankarah still pressing. LV. Ankarah throwing lefts and rights and pushing Clayton against ropes. End of round. CU. Referee totalling up points. MV. Boxers receiving attention in corners as round 15 board is held up. SCU. Audience. SV. Ankarah leaves corner, shakes hands with Clayton in centre of ring. Commence last round. LV. Both boxers throwing lefts and rights SV. Ankarah faces Clayton and punishes him against ropes. LV. Ankarah punishing Clayton against ropes, & SV. CU. Man in audience. SV. Fighting in corner. LV. End of fight. Referee raises Ankarah's hand unhesitatingly. SV. Clayton and Ankarah surrounded by managers and seconds in centre of ring, zooming to Ankarah. SCU. Barrington Dalby, boxing commentator, presenting BBB of C to Ankarah.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg & Dupe Neg.) ("Orig Neg of Scenes used in Issue in 51/36 Issue Negative - Dupe Neg of Issue Scenes in Special)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:28:00 / 01:37:15:00

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