Summary

Footage Information

Archive Films by Getty Images
CHAMP, THE
AFP-19AE 16mm VTM-19AE Beta SP
B W
Silent Comedy
1920
Aerials
B W 1920 Billy Bevan. 00:39:13:00 B W 1920 MS Group of small children laughing. 00:39:15:00 B W 1920 MS Police line disperses, bakery pandemonium ensues. 00:39:26:00 B W 1920 CU Guy gets pie in face. 00:39:30:00 B W 1920 MS Patrol car starts down street. 00:39:33:00 B W 1920 CU Man holds onto suspenders of man riding on back of Keystone Kops patrol car. 00:40:12:00 B W 1920 CU Crowd of men milling around. 00:40:16:00 B W 1920 CU Announcer steps into boxing or wrestling ring to introduce fighters. 00:40:24:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 takes off turban & robe revealing black skull on wrestling shirt. 00:40:33:00 B W 1920 CU Woman in crowd admiring Fighter No. 1. 00:40:37:00 B W 1920 MS Boxer sits in corner, leans over to talk to woman in crowd. 00:40:46:00 B W 1920 CU Fat Fighter No. 2 takes off robe. 00:40:50:00 B W 1920 MS Group of small children laughing. 00:40:50:30 B W 1920 CU Look of shock on first fighter. 00:40:51:00 B W 1920 CU Fat fighter pantomimes breaking someone's neck. 00:40:54:00 B W 1920 MS Police line disperses, bakery pandemonium ensues. 00:40:55:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 1 falls off stool, tries to leave ring, man in crowd prevents his exit, he returns into ring. 00:41:07:00 B W 1920 CU Guy gets pie in face. 00:41:07:30 B W 1920 CU Fighter 2 takes oversized nail, puts it in shorts. 00:41:08:00 B W 1920 MS Patrol car starts down street. 00:41:10:00 B W 1920 CU Man holds onto suspenders of man riding on back of Keystone Kops patrol car. 00:41:13:00 B W 1920 CU Knees knocking together. 00:41:17:00 B W 1920 MS Announcer introduces opponents, they shake hands. 00:41:21:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 steps on Fighter 2's foot. 00:41:23:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 jumps around in pain, both retreat to corners. 00:41:27:00 B W 1920 CU Bell is rung. 00:41:28:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 charges, punches referee, Fighter 1 falls out of ring hangs on ropes, Fighter 2 grabs him, wrestles him to mat. WS Cheering audience. 00:41:46:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 gets head pushed into mat. 00:41:48:00 B W 1920 CU Bell rings. 00:41:52:00 B W 1920 CU Crowd of men milling around. 00:41:54:00 B W 1920 CU Announcer steps into boxing or wrestling ring to introduce fighters. 00:41:55:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 stumbles to corner holding head, coach holds up mirror to his face, reflection is long thin & distorted, fighter tries readjusting nose & ears, Fighter 2 laughs, Fighter 1 has helmet covering head, nose, mouth & chin. 00:42:01:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 takes off turban & robe revealing black skull on wrestling shirt. 00:42:14:00 B W 1920 CU Woman in crowd admiring Fighter No. 1. 00:42:17:00 B W 1920 MS Boxer sits in corner, leans over to talk to woman in crowd. 00:42:25:00 B W 1920 CU Fat Fighter No. 2 takes off robe. 00:42:28:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 gets 1 into headlock, 1 steps on his foot, 2 hops around in pain, 1 gets him in headlock, 2 gets free, 1 continues headlock on announcer instead, rips off pants of announcer, runs out of ring. 00:42:29:00 B W 1920 CU Look of shock on first fighter. 00:42:32:00 B W 1920 CU Fat fighter pantomimes breaking someone's neck. 00:42:34:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 1 falls off stool, tries to leave ring, man in crowd prevents his exit, he returns into ring. 00:42:45:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 2 takes oversized nail, puts it in shorts. 00:42:54:00 B W 1920 CU Knees knocking together. 00:42:57:00 B W 1920 MS Announcer introduces opponents, they shake hands. 00:43:02:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 steps on Fighter 2's foot. 00:43:04:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 jumps around in pain, both retreat to corners. 00:43:08:00 B W 1920 CU Bell is rung. 00:43:09:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 charges, punches referee, Fighter 1 falls out of ring hangs on ropes, Fighter 2 grabs him, wrestles him to mat. WS Cheering audience. 00:43:10:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 gets 1 in headlock, referee caught in shuffle. 00:43:23:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 2 twists 1's head a few full turns, 1 gets loose, stumbles back to corner, coach takes swig of water, tries spraying it in fighter's face, hits referee, then gets fighter who throws bucket of water at him. 00:43:24:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 gets head pushed into mat. 00:43:29:00 B W 1920 CU Bell rings. 00:43:35:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 stumbles to corner holding head, coach holds up mirror to his face, reflection is long thin & distorted, fighter tries readjusting nose & ears, Fighter 2 laughs, Fighter 1 has helmet covering head, nose, mouth & chin. 00:44:00:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 1 sneaks up behind 2, steps on his toe, gets him back to corner. 00:44:05:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1's coach hits 2 on toe w hammer, big white bubble pulsates from side of boot, 2 has 1 in headlock, eyes on 1's t-shirt skull wobble to & fro, 1's coach goes in crowd & gets big hat pin from woman who's staring on in horror, he crawls under ring, sticks pin up thru from below, gets 1 by mistake, he tries again & gets 2 this time, a third time he pokes referee. 00:44:10:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 gets 1 into headlock, 1 steps on his foot, 2 hops around in pain, 1 gets him in headlock, 2 gets free, 1 continues headlock on announcer instead, rips off pants of announcer, runs out of ring. 00:44:46:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 2 gets 1 in headlock, referee caught in shuffle. 00:44:47:00 B W 1920 AV Fighter 2 has 1 pinned to mat, keeps slamming his head into it, 1 in turn keeps slamming referee's head down. 00:44:56:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1's head slammed right thru under ring, his legs flail, a goat nibbles his ear. 00:45:04:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 2 twists 1's head a few full turns, 1 gets loose, stumbles back to corner, coach takes swig of water, tries spraying it in fighter's face, hits referee, then gets fighter who throws bucket of water at him. 00:45:13:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 1 launches vicious attack on 2, man in audience attacks woman. 00:45:26:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 grabs 2's sore foot, 2's face contorts in pain, he faints, 1 wins fight, man hands him prize money. 00:45:39:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 1 sneaks up behind 2, steps on his toe, gets him back to corner. 00:45:46:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1's coach hits 2 on toe w hammer, big white bubble pulsates from side of boot, 2 has 1 in headlock, eyes on 1's t-shirt skull wobble to & fro, 1's coach goes in crowd & gets big hat pin from woman who's staring on in horror, he crawls under ring, sticks pin up thru from below, gets 1 by mistake, he tries again & gets 2 this time, a third time he pokes referee. 00:45:51:00 B W 1920 MS Couple & man enter party. 00:45:57:00 B W 1920 CU Sign: MASQUE BALL TO-NIGHT EVERYONE MUST BE IN COSTUME COSTUMES FURNISHED. 00:46:07:00 B W 1920 WS Couples dancing. 00:46:11:00 B W 1920 MS Man in artist costume comes out of dressing room, Scotsman follows, he does little dance, goes to tables, lifts mask off woman to get peek at her, she's angry. 00:46:29:00 B W 1920 AV Fighter 2 has 1 pinned to mat, keeps slamming his head into it, 1 in turn keeps slamming referee's head down. 00:46:39:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1's head slammed right thru under ring, his legs flail, a goat nibbles his ear. 00:46:53:00 B W 1920 MS Fighter 1 launches vicious attack on 2, man in audience attacks woman. 00:46:57:00 B W 1920 MS Man slides empty chair across floor, it gets to Scotsman who falls back on it, slides next to fat woman, turns back to her, nudges her w elbow, she nudges him back, he calls his friend, tries fixing him up w her, she punches friend in nose, he flie back, smashes into table of people, man gets face smashed into plate of spaghetti, he stands up, paws it angrily off his face. 00:47:07:00 B W 1920 CU Fighter 1 grabs 2's sore foot, 2's face contorts in pain, he faints, 1 wins fight, man hands him prize money. 00:47:31:00 B W 1920 MS Couple & man enter party. 00:47:40:00 B W 1920 CU Sign: MASQUE BALL TO-NIGHT EVERYONE MUST BE IN COSTUME COSTUMES FURNISHED. 00:47:51:00 B W 1920 WS Couples dancing. 00:47:54:00 B W 1920 MS Man in artist costume comes out of dressing room, Scotsman follows, he does little dance, goes to tables, lifts mask off woman to get peek at her, she's angry. 00:47:54:30 B W 1920 CU Woman dressed as flapper at multi-mirrored vanity. 00:47:55:00 B W 1920 MS Scotsman shakes hands of 2 women, joins them at table, man pours liquid in his glass, he drinks it, smoke comes from his mouth, hat jumps off head, he breathes on man next to him & his hair starts smoking, man squirts head w seltzer bottle. 00:48:39:00 B W 1920 MS Man slides empty chair across floor, it gets to Scotsman who falls back on it, slides next to fat woman, turns back to her, nudges her w elbow, she nudges him back, he calls his friend, tries fixing him up w her, she punches friend in nose, he flie back, smashes into table of people, man gets face smashed into plate of spaghetti, he stands up, paws it angrily off his face. 00:48:41:00 B W 1920 CU Woman in costume flirts w Scotsman, she reveals her true identity, they sit at table to eat. 00:49:10:00 B W 1920 MS Couple does wild dance alone on floor. 00:49:17:00 B W 1920 MS Artist tries flirting w friend who he doesn't recognize, she removes mask, he's shocked. 00:49:29:00 B W 1920 CU Woman dressed as flapper at multi-mirrored vanity. 00:49:33:00 B W 1920 MS Scotsman shakes hands of 2 women, joins them at table, man pours liquid in his glass, he drinks it, smoke comes from his mouth, hat jumps off head, he breathes on man next to him & his hair starts smoking (works great for "strong drink hard alcohol"), man squirts head w seltzer bottle. 00:50:08:00 B W 1920 MS Couple dancing, he throws her to floor, pulls her to him by hair, they continue dancing. 00:50:12:00 B W 1920 MS Artist introduces man to woman, they end up punching each other. 00:50:18:00 B W 1920 CU Woman in costume flirts w Scotsman, she reveals her true identity, they sit at table to eat. 00:50:45:00 B W 1920 CU Fat man on floor shakes head in daze from punch. 00:50:46:00 B W 1920 MS Couple does wild dance alone on floor. 00:50:51:00 B W 1920 MS Artist tries flirting w friend who he doesn't recognize, she removes mask, he's shocked. 00:51:00:00 B W 1920 MS Artist punches Scotsman who slides onto dance floor. 00:51:08:00 B W 1920 CU Fast motion: Scot's head going back & forth as artist strangles him, they fight on floor, seated onlookers root, woman punches her date in excitement, Scot gets punched across floor again, lands in bass drum, woman punches her date off chair again. 00:51:34:00 B W 1920 MS Artist twirls Scotsman into air, lets him go, Scot slides under table, man gives artist trophy. 00:51:40:00 B W 1920 MS Couple dancing, he throws her to floor, pulls her to him by hair, they continue dancing. 00:51:51:00 B W 1920 MS Artist introduces man to woman, they end up punching each other. 00:51:53:00 B W 1920 CU Woman in between Scot & artist, 2 men argue. 00:52:22:00 B W 1920 CU Fat man on floor shakes head in daze from punch. 00:52:31:00 B W 1920 MS Artist punches Scotsman who slides onto dance floor. 00:52:45:00 B W 1920 CU Fast motion: Scot's head going back & forth as artist strangles him, they fight on floor, seated onlookers root, woman punches her date in excitement, Scot gets punched across floor again, lands in bass drum, woman punches her date off chair again. 00:53:11:00 B W 1920 MS Artist twirls Scotsman into air, lets him go, Scot slides under table, man gives artist trophy. 00:53:29:00 B W 1920 CU Woman in between Scot & artist, 2 men argue.
}