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Created by:
The Big Fights Inc., American, founded ca. 1961  Search this
Don King Productions, American  Search this
Subject of:
Larry Holmes, American, born 1949  Search this
Ken Norton, American, born 1943  Search this
Owned by:
D.C. Public Library, American, founded 1896  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 18 Minutes
Length (Film): 650 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place filmed:
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 9, 1978
Caption:
This film was a part of the Washington D.C. Public Library's circulating 16mm film collection housed at the Martin Luther King Jr. Central Library. The collection is particularly noted for the wide variety of African American and African diaspora content.
Description:
A motion picture film of the first fight between Larry Holmes and Ken Norton. It consists of a single reel of black-and-white acetate film with optical sound.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Film  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.55.30.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions likely apply. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
DC Public Library Film Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5033c46d5-d63f-4678-87f7-b81d72068898
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.55.30.1a