The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight  (0)

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The first known feature film! A very unusual filmed record of the Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight originally ran over 90 minutes in length.

Country United States

Genre Documentary, Sport, News

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This legendary fight was filmed on March 17, 1897, using 63mm film that produced an aspect ratio of about 1.75:1. Using three adjacent cameras, Enoch Rector recorded the entire fight, simultaneously creating the world's first known feature film, as the resulting footage lasted over 90 minutes in length. About a quarter of the film survives today. Written by Mark Toscano <fiddybop@yahoo.com>

Keywords: bare chested male, boxing

Genres: Documentary, Sport, News

Cast

William A. Brady William A. Brady
James J. Corbett James J. Corbett Himself
Bob Fitzsimmons Bob Fitzsimmons Himself
Enoch J. Rector Enoch J. Rector
Enoch J. Rector Enoch J. Rector
George Siler George Siler Himself-Referee
Billy Madden Billy Madden Himself-Sullivan'sManager
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