Film, Video The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

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The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Nonfiction films
Nonfiction films
-  Sound: This moving image content is silent, and was created without sound or a soundtrack.
-  Summary: Filmed record of 1897 title match between James J. Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons in Carson City, Nevada on St. Patrick's Day the same year. The film originally ran over 90 minutes in length and is considered the first feature-length film.
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 64432
Source Collection
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library Of Congress)
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight. 1897. Video.

APA citation style:

(1897) The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight. 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.