Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1957 August

Primo Carnera Wins World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
08/14/57
Run Time
1 min., 19 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Primo Carnera and Felix Miquet face off for the title of world heavyweight wrestling champion; a man films the fight as Carnera and Miquet fight one another; a spectator adjusts his glasses and opens his eyes widely with excitement; Carnera beats Miqueta and a man photographs him as he is named the champion.
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