Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 June

Eddie Machen'S Suit to Stop Johansson Bout Begins

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
Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
Release Date
1959-06-03
Run Time
36 seconds
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
At New York's Federal Court House heavyweight boxer Eddie Machen arrives for the opening of his suit to stop Sweden's Ingemar Johansson's forthcoming match with Floyd Patterson, claiming he has a prior agreement for a rematch.
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