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Boxing - Swift Takes Title

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1854A
Date Released
17 Dec 1964
Date submitted
Dec 1964
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Boxing - Swift Takes Title
  2. 2Washed Out for Christmas
  3. 3News-Events - in Colour: Christmas on the Way

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 3
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Boxing - Swift Takes Title. DESCRIPTION: Irishman Mick Leahy, fights Wally Swift in Nottingham. From the bell Leahy kept Swift off balance with energetic rushes and bruising right swings. But from the fourth round Swift went ahead on points. The winner was Wally Swift - Britain’s new middleweight champion. SHOTLIST: Various shots of the fight between Irishman Mick Leahy, and Wally Swift in Nottingham. Including both boxers in the ring and Leahy attacking. Swift attacking. From the fourth round Swift went ahead on points. Pictures of both boxers squaring up. Swift forces Leahy onto ropes. The winner was Wally Swift - Britain’s new middleweight champion.
Keywords
Sport; Boxing
Locations
Nottingham
Card file number
89175
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Ronald E. Collins
Length of story (in feet)
96
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