This is an actual film of the heavyweight championship prize fight between Canadian, Tommy Burns (defender) and Australian, Bill Squires. The fight was labeled the shortest and fiercest prize fight on record up to that time.
Contributor:Miles, Herbert J. - Miles Brothers - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
The film begins from a single-camera position high above the Exposition grounds. The camera begins to pan from left to right, following the horizon. The picture includes all of the spires and buildings of the fair. Then the camera is moved to the Exposition midway and footage is taken of the California exhibit, the Panamanian exhibit, and many others. The emphasis is on the ...
Contributor:Keystone - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)