London, Aug. 22 – The cinematograph pictures of the Johnson-Jeffries fight have been exhibited for the first time in Dublin and attracted much attention.
James J. Corbett, the ex-champion heavy-weight pugilist, explained that probably the reader would be able to see Jeffries' legs shaking in the moving pictures.
London, July 11 – There is a possibility of another fight between Jeffries and Johnson. The London music-halls have declined to show the film of the fight.
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…
The film of the Jeffries-Johnson fight at Reno is being shown in the town.
London, July 7 – The mayors of many cities in the United States had prohibited the exhibition in cinematograph shows of the moving pictures of the great fight between Johnson and Jeffries. The strongest fears prevail that such exhibitions would only tend to inflame the racial feeling between the…
About the Johnson-Jeffries Fight, it mentioned the offer was one of a £20,200 purse, and the cinematograph receipts less 16 2-3 per cent.
London, July 20 – Bombay has followed the lead of London in the matter of the Jeffries-Johnson fight. The Council decided to prohibit the exhibition of cinematograph pictures of the encounter.
London, July 8 – The prohibition against the cinematograph of Jeffries-Johnson fight exhibited is spreading fast. It is feared that the cinematograph pictures would have a tendency to arouse racial hatred.
London, July 13 – The cinematograph pictures of the Jeffries-Johnson fight are not to be shown in London. After a long discussion, the London County Council has decided that it would be inexpedient to exhibit the pictures.
London, Dec. 3 – The great Jeffries-Johnson fight was decided to take place on July 4th, and the venue is San Francisco. The city pays £20,200 that the fight might place there, and will share the cinematograph proceeds.
Cinematograph pictures of the Johnson-Jeffries fight were shown at a private gathering at the National Sporting Club in London last month, and the general verdict of the critical audience was that the pictures revealed one of the worst contests ever seen.
A sporting editor in the States wrote that Johnson prolonged the contest for the benefit of the moving pictures. He always held Jeffries safe, but did not knock him out until the fight had gone far enough to make a good show for the public.
On July 4th 30,000 people will pay 150,000 pounds to watch the fight between Jeffries and Johnson for the heavy-weight championship of the world. Thirty million citizens of the United States will 'follow the fight' in the newspapers, and afterwards pay anything up to 5s a head to see…
London, December 3 – In General: Now that the bidding for the Johnson-Jeffries contest is over. The accepted bid of Tom Richards is certainly generous, and with a purse of £20,200 and 66 percent of the profit on the cinematograph to be split up, the fighters will reap a golden harvest.
The moving picture operators were very busy photographing the biggest crowd ever gathered to see a fight in the history of the prize-ring.
Mr. James Christie, the proprietor of the Metropole Hotel, Shaukiwan Road, has shown great enterprise after he took over that property. The hotel possesses a large room which is a ballroom; the dais has been converted into a stage. Saturday is the opening night for the theatrical performance.…
Jeffries and Johnson: Mr. M'Intosh had tried to secure the management of the Jeffries-Johnson fight but failed. The feeling in certain parts of America, especially in Texas, where he had had some unique experiences with regard to the exhibition of the Burns-Johnson films, was very intense…
London, July 12 – Mr. Winston Churchill, the Home Secretary, has been questioned in the House of Commons as to the exhibition of cinematograph pictures of the Jeffries-Johnson fight
London, June 16 – There is great consternation in sporting circles over the attitude of the authorities in regard to the Jeffries-Johnson fight for the heavy-weight world's championship. For the moving pictures privileges alone, the sum of £30,000 has been fetched, but this is nothing…