Jump to content
Pro Wrestling Only

[1914-1918-British Pathe] "British Champion V Canadian Champion"


Recommended Posts

British Pathe
"British Champion V Canadian Champion"
FILM ID: 1912.15



British champion v Canadian champion - CSM Jim Essen, Sergeant Pete Brannon at 3rd East Lancashire Division Sports. 

Military Wrestling; in World War One. British Champion vs. Canadian Champion. C.S. Major Jim Essen beats Sgt. Pete Brannon at 3rd East Lancashire. Division Sports. Fairly close shot of wrestlers on the mat; with several other soldiers sitting or lying on the grass around. 2 men struggle for some time; locked together; then one throws other over; they come at each other again. Shot of one man holding the other pinned down on the mat; as the referee kneels beside them and counts. They get up. CU wrestler; now with robe on; pours liquor from bottle into glass; drinks; he is surrounded by other soldiers. He hands the glass to another guy.


  1. Jimmy Esson vs Pete Brannon (1914-1918) (Discuss)
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Loss changed the title to [1914-1918-British Pathe] "British Champion V Canadian Champion"

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...