JOHN McCLUSKEY FLYWEIGHT BOXER

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Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Sports
  • Television sport

Series:

  • Scotsport

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: JOHN McCLUSKEY FLYWEIGHT BOXER

Reference number: T1045

Date: [1974]

Production company: STV

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.35 mins

Description: John McCluskey, the British flyweight champion, in training and giving an interview.

Shotlist: Talking head; man speaks about John McCluskey and flyweight boxing in the UK (0.38); Interview with John McCluskey in gym; he speaks about fighting against bantamweights and coping with being out of competition for 13 months; intercut with brief shots John McCluskey training with punch bag, skipping rope (3.10) talking head interviewer speaks about the decline of flyweight division (3.39) i/v John McCluskey, speaking about Commonwealth and his upcoming fight, intercut with shots of training (6.35)