NATIONAL CELEBRITIES GOLF TOURNAMENT U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark holds a star-studded golf tournament to raise awareness for youth sports programs. Among the attendees are top military brass General Eisenhower and Admiral Nimitz, golf legends Bobby Jones and Gene Sarazen, boxers Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey, baseball commissioner Happy Chandler, and actors Bing Crosby and Edward Arnold.
Date: May 19, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:10:00, With Audio
ROARING TWENTIES SPORTS ICONS Two shots of Jack Dempsey in the boxing ring during a fight, closeup of Bobby Jones, followed by Jones sinking a forty-foot putt, tennis champ Helen Wills shakes hands with an opponent and is seen in action during a match.
DEMPSEY FEIGNS AN INJURY Jack Dempsey feigns an injured leg, then kicks two tormentors. He grabs a cone and races out of the hold onto a ship's deck. He climbs the rigging and threatens the crew with the cone of nitro. Dempsey escapes in a rowboat with a friend to safety on a dock. Kitschy stuff.
JACK DEMPSEY GETS SHANGHAIED Jack Dempsey exits a house and is surrounded by men holding guns. Men load a body into a rowboat. Jack Dempsey is dragged aboard a ship and revives on deck. He's pushed, shoved and wrestled by a gang of sailors. Closeup of a blackjack being raised and lowered. Dempsey is thrown in the ship's hold. Closeup of sullen Dempsey regaining consciousness.
DEMPSEY KEEPS HIS COOL Sailors raise the sail aboard ship. Jack Dempsey inspects a large cone and deposits it in a box. He's confronted by two men with clubs and climbs out of the ship's hold onto the deck. Dempsey lowers a bucket over the side into the water but is cautioned by a friend not to cause trouble.
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