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421, LO/041/C41
Leicester Oral History Archive

Speaker: Fighting Talk, - , Interviewee, ,
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Summary of interview item: Fighting Talk. Compilation of interview extracts on the boxing scene in Leicester between the wars. Recalling the sport of boxing in Leicester during the 1920s and 1930s. Describing boxing training, various matches and boxers of the day, such as Tug Wilson and Tishy Marsden. Reflections on boxing in general. Sound effects of a boxing match can be heard in the recording. Contributors to this compilation are: A. Squire, M. Biddles, J. Ewart, P. Butler, B. Newbold, E. Alderwick, G. Thorpe, G. Storey, Jim Knight.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 1/1/1989
Playing time: 40 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
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