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Glenroy Brothers (Comic Boxing) (1894)

The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, "The Comic View of Boxing: The Tramp & the Athlete", which depicts a boxer with a classic style trying to contend with an opponent who uses a very unorthodox approach.
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The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, "The Comic View of Boxing: The Tramp & the Athlete", which depicts a boxer with a classic style trying to contend with an opponent who uses a very unorthodox approach.

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5 October 1894 (USA) See more »

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Glenroy fivérek See more »

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Glenroy Brothers (Comic Boxing)
21 September 2018 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Glenroy Brothers (Comic Boxing) (1894)

As the title says, the Glenroy Brothers are in a ring throwing punches as a referee and a few other men watch. I'm going to guess that this short was staged as the camera is perfectly set up with the action right in the middle and everyone else pretty much stays in the background. Out of the countless films that were released during the 1890's, this one here has remained rather popular to film buffs and it's easy to see why. It only lasts about twenty-five seconds but the boxing action happens throughout without any stops, which is more than you can say for the sport today.


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