Joe Louis wins the boxing heavyweight world championship by defeating James J. Braddock in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago Illinois USA Date:1937, June 22 Duration:37 sec Sound:Yes
Joe Louis wins the world heavyweight boxing championship in Chicago, Illinois. A large crowd and a large number of vehicles are on the road in front of Comiskey Park. Police gathered at the stadium for the bout. Stadium sign : 'Comiskey Park, Home of the White Sox'. Spectators enter into Comiskey Park. View of enthusiastic celebration among a throng of people in Harlem on news that Joe Louis, AKA the Brown Bomber, had defeated James Braddock. Pan view from feet to head of Joseph Louis Barrow (Joe Louis), the heavyweight boxing champion of America, after winning the world championship crown on June 22, 1937 against James J. Braddock (opponent) in round 8 in Chicago. View of James Braddock (nicknamed "Cinderella Man") seated with his family in an interview after he defeated Max Baer for the title, but before the fight with Louis. Braddock asks his son, "Now that Daddy is champ, what do you want him to get for you." His son replies that he'd like a bike. Braddock answers, "A big bicycle" and his son says yes. View of Braddock alone, with a bandage on his left ear. (Audio present at end of clip only during Braddock interview.)
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