STK-ID 14985

Title: "International Contest for the Heavyweight Championship. Squires vs Burns. Ocean View, California, July 4th 1907". Tommy Burns' real name was Noah Brusso, born in Hanover, Ontario in 1881 and died in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1955. He won Championship from Marvin Hart in 1906 and lost it to Jack Johnson in Australia in 1909. Shots of announcer in ring. First round action with crowd in background. Squires is knocked down three times and finally is counted out from right hand punch. Burns stands over him as he is counted out. Crowd jumping into ring to congratulate Tommy Burns and his handlers.


Excerpt from
Logging in Quebec 1903 / International Boxing Contest
National Film Board
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16mm fine grain b&w
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