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by Caractacus
Today, 17:06
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)
Replies: 17
Views: 251

Re: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)

Jack Sharkey also refereed the rematch nine months later in August 1959. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olW9cqTBUKU P.S some Super-Secret Bonus footage ! Jack Dempsey and Jack Sharkey in the ring together once more (April 1947) check out this link. https://www.efootage.com/stock-footage/80974/Demps...
by Caractacus
Today, 16:41
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Tony Sibson-televised fights (1976-1988)
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Tony Sibson-televised fights (1976-1988)

three months later......42nd professional fight-December 1980.(for the European Middleweight Championship).
by Caractacus
Yesterday, 16:57
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: For some Joe Louis couldn't even win by winning.
Replies: 33
Views: 333

Re: For some Joe Louis couldn't even win by winning.

Who was the first boxer to have surgery for a detached retina ? Sam Langford had a bad eye too. Both Harry Greb and Tiger Flowers both died on the operating table under anastesia in 1926 and 1927 while scar tissue from around their eyes was being removed. maybe going under anatesasia had improved by...
by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 18:27
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)
Replies: 17
Views: 251

Re: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)

here is some Bonus footage-Jack Sharkey -playing the saxaphone and Ukalee in 1932


and here he is 26 years later (at age 56 yrs)as referee !

by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 18:22
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)
Replies: 17
Views: 251

Re: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)

I thought I would include some interesting quotes and trivia about Jack Sharkey however. such as ,did you know that Jack Sharkey said that he could never sleep on the Eve of a fight ? ( so he must have been already really tired climbing into the ring the next evening ) and here is what Jack Dempsey ...
by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 18:18
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)
Replies: 17
Views: 251

Re: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)

I remember back in the day here,we sometimes did "in-depth" chronological threads on some fighters. Not only filmed fights but by "fight by fight" i.e links to (free) archive newspaper accounts and interviews, but I seem to remember we did at least two one on Joe Bugner's career and the other on Cle...
by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 18:03
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: For some Joe Louis couldn't even win by winning.
Replies: 33
Views: 333

Re: For some Joe Louis couldn't even win by winning.

well thats is what Sugar Ray Leonard had told his trainer Angelo Dundee " seeing floating black-spots"before it was found out he had a detached retina.
by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 17:36
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Great Old Black And White Movies Made In The UK
Replies: 100
Views: 2931

Re: Great Old Black And White Movies Made In The UK

here is a really good B/W one from 1965 that I almost forgot because the last time I saw it was on TV in 1971.
INVASION-released October 1965 (UK)
by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 17:31
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)
Replies: 10
Views: 143

Re: Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)

and what about Tsai Chin ? she was so popular in London during the late 1960's that they even named a Leopard at the London zoo after her! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXMpFzCLic8 Tsai Chin was also the chick that was in Bed with James Bond when they machine gun him in You Only Live Twice (1967)....
by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 17:18
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: For some Joe Louis couldn't even win by winning.
Replies: 33
Views: 333

Re: For some Joe Louis couldn't even win by winning.

For the most part he seems to have been seen as something special even before he won the title. I don't think these are really representative. Baer mentions him here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iE16gUUaj2I Max Baer mentions seeing "Black-spots". Isn't that one of the signs for having a detached...
by Caractacus
19 Feb 2019, 17:14
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Joe Louis's " Training and Conditioning Camps" (1935-1939)
Replies: 13
Views: 263

Re: Joe Louis's " Training and Conditioning Camps" (1935-1939)

at the Greenwood Lake training camp,
Joe Louis prepared there to fight
1941- Red Burman
Billy Conn
Lou Nova
1942-Buddy Baer
1944-Billy Conn ( for just 2 weeks before the scheduled fight was called off by the War office).
by Caractacus
16 Feb 2019, 19:33
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)
Replies: 10
Views: 143

Re: Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)

Japanese actress Mie Hama was also one of the stars in WHAT'S UP TIGER LILY ?
by Caractacus
16 Feb 2019, 19:24
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)
Replies: 10
Views: 143

Re: Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)

Man,I still remember seeing this movie back in 1966-schwing !
China Lee was a Playboy Playmate of the Month.
( I'm guessing she is of Northern Chinese stock).

by Caractacus
16 Feb 2019, 19:21
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)
Replies: 10
Views: 143

Fav/best "Old School" East Asian/Oriental chicks (TV/Films)

I'm a Baby Boomer and grew up watching a lot of TV and going to the movies from the mid-1960's on
up until about 2000.
Who were some of the best East Asian chicks in the movies and TV
from the sileint films up until about 2000 ?
by Caractacus
16 Feb 2019, 15:16
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian Fetish..
Replies: 77
Views: 855

Re: Asian Fetish..

There is a cross section of absolutely voluptuos Chinese women. :TU: Especially in the North/North East! Most likely due to a Western/Caucasoid gene flow from western Eurasia into western Mongolia over the millenia (Tarim Basin in Xinjiang China). :TU: A fair number of them look mixed up there, and...
by Caractacus
16 Feb 2019, 15:09
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: How good was Tony Sibson ?
Replies: 44
Views: 925

Re: How good was Tony Sibson ?

Why do you arsk ?do you think that either he or his manager was trying to squeeze an inch or something ? lol
by Caractacus
16 Feb 2019, 15:03
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Mickey Walker on YOU BET YOUR LIFE (1955)
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: Mickey Walker on YOU BET YOUR LIFE (1955)

Here is some rare film footage of Mickey Walker 30 years earlier (1925).
85th professional fight-January 1925

Could one possibly look more "Irish" then Mickey Walker ? (except maybe someone like Jimmy Cagney).
by Caractacus
16 Feb 2019, 14:47
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)
Replies: 17
Views: 251

Re: Jack Sharkey filmed fights (1924-1936)

dang dude, do you think you could edit those youtube video's into chronicallogical order like was done with the first three fights of his posted here ? ( for example) Jack Sharkey did not have a fight in 1934.) That was the plan when I started this thread,to view Jack Sharkey's boxing career as it d...
by Caractacus
15 Feb 2019, 19:02
Forum: Boxing History
Topic: Mickey Walker on YOU BET YOUR LIFE (1955)
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Mickey Walker on YOU BET YOUR LIFE (1955)

the great Welterweight and Middleweight Champion at age 54 yrs.
( at about 12:30 of this clip).
by Caractacus
15 Feb 2019, 17:44
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian Fetish..
Replies: 77
Views: 855

Re: Asian Fetish..

This could be one reason why some Asian Men try and steer clear of American women.

by Caractacus
15 Feb 2019, 17:37
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian Fetish..
Replies: 77
Views: 855

Re: Asian Fetish..

Wigan_Unathletic wrote:
15 Feb 2019, 15:20
ironbeard wrote:
15 Feb 2019, 15:14
There is a cross section of absolutely voluptuos Chinese women.
:TU:

Especially in the North/North East!
Most likely due to a Western/Caucasoid gene flow from western Eurasia into western Mongolia over the millenia
(Tarim Basin in Xinjiang China).
by Caractacus
15 Feb 2019, 16:33
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Great Old Black And White Movies Made In The UK
Replies: 100
Views: 2931

Re: Great Old Black And White Movies Made In The UK

here are 3 English B/W film releases that will take you right back to 1965 ( you can practically smell the mildew) Hysteria-released April 1965 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPlVMsaGn_0 Having a Wild Weekend-( the first film directed by John Boorman) released July 1965 https://www.youtube.com/watc...
by Caractacus
14 Feb 2019, 19:03
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best or Fav film of FILM NOIR
Replies: 31
Views: 420

Re: Best or Fav film of FILM NOIR

The Lady From Shanghai's famous and unique climactic shootout in a hall of mirrors involving a multitude of false and real mirrored images remains unsurpassed. LOL Did you read that in a book or something ? even better then this movie with a climatic scene with mirrors ? https://www.youtube.com/wat...