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    Tony Smith and Walter 'Wally' Swift in Welterweight Boxing match from Nottingham.

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    Full title reads: "Nottingham. Welters In Title Chase".

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Tony Smith and Walter 'Wally' Swift in Welterweight Boxing match.

    GV The two fighters in the ring they start the first round Swift in the lighter shorts as he moves round the ring leaving Tony Smith with his back to the camera. SV The two fighters Swift moves into the attack. SV Swift with back to camera as Smith moves in they exchange punches. SV Swift moves into the attack drives Smith on to the ropes. SV Crowd. GV The fighters mixing it in the middle of the ring. SV Swift drives Smith onto the ropes and then backs away. SV Swift chasing Smith onto the ropes again. SV As Swift goes down but gets up. GV Swift moves in again and gets home some body punches. SV Swift gets Smith on the ropes again. SV As Smith goes down, he gets up. Swift moves straight into the attack again. SV As Smith backs away from Swift. GV The fighters exchanging blows in middle of ring. CU Man in crowd. SV The ref. calling the fighters together at the start of the last round they touch gloves and move away from each other. SV Swift attacking. GV Smith retaliating but Swift stays his ground and gets in some good punches of his own. CU Man in crowd. SV The two fighters, the bell goes, referee walks over and raises Swift's arm. SV Crowd applauding. CU Smith left, and Swift. CU Swift.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:52:00 / 01:19:08:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The bout took place on 8 October 1962.

    The referee seen here is Harry Gibbs.

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