- Title: CF1819
15:22:39:00 - 15:27:12:00
Boxer, Gene Tunney World Heavyweight Champion from 1926 to 1928. Tunney knocking out Georges Carpentier in 14th round. CU Tunney in 1925; Tunney flexing muscles, CU Tunney, Tunney showing ribs, Tunney training, doing roadwork as he prepared for fight with Tommy Gibbons to determine who will fight Dempsey for title, CU Tunney running, Tunney working in ring with sparring partner, Tommy Gibbons exercising, Gibbons punching bag, Gibbons smiling. Tunney (L) and Gibbons at weigh in for fight, In the ring for fight photographers pose them for pictures. The fight begins and in the early stages Gibbons seems to be ahead in the match. As the match wears on, Gibbons tires and in the twelfth round Tunney drops him for a count of seven. Gibbons gets up and Tunney rushes in to polish him off as he drops him again for a knock out. New York has a parade for Tunney. 1940: Tunney receiving Commission in Navy Reserve. CU Tunney. ECU Tunney.
- Keywords:NEWSREEL, USA, BOXING, SPORT, NAVAL CAREER
- Master Title:CF1819