Boxing "Battle of the Long Count" between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago Illinois USA Date:1927, September 22 Duration:23 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Battle of the "Long Count" at Soldier Field in Chicago. The boxing match between former World heavyweight champion, Jack Dempsey and current champion, Gene Tunney. People rush to a ticket counter for tickets at Soldier Field. In the so-called "long count" scene, Jack Dempsey hits Tunney with a flurry of punches that knock him down. Somewhat dazed,Tunney remains on the canvas. Dempsey stands still, near him, until the referee directs him to a neutral corner before he can begin his count to ten. That delay gives Tunney a few seconds longer than 10, to recover.
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