The financial inducements that brought together Jim Jeffries and Jack Johnson, for the heavy-weight prize fighting championship, showed a new high record, probably for any kind of sporting event in the history of the world. The most valuable return was expected from the moving pictures of the encounter. The moving picture rights are owned outright, one third by Jeffries, one-third by Johnson, and one-third by the promoters of the fight.
The Fight between Jeffries and Johnson: A Million Pounds Sterling at Stake
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