Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

At the Opera House - boxing films

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Title At the Opera House - boxing films
Date 11/17/1897
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description "At the Opera House": review of Veriscope film of Corbett Fitzsimmons fight, admissions 50 cents. Seats on sale at Gerken's.
Notes The film (or fragments of it, at least) have been preserved, possibly at the Library of Congress. This is viewable on
Associated Venues Opera House
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Repository North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill