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Holborn Stadium, Holborn, London

The New Royal Ampitheatre, located at 85 High Holborn, Holborn, London, was opened in 1867.

By 1887, the building had ceased to be a theatre and was re-opened as the Holborn Stadium, becoming a popular venue for boxing matches. The venue was eventually demolished in 1939.

Hitchcock's Films

The Ring (1927)

According to the promotional poster, Jack Sander's penultimate boxing match in The Ring takes place at Holborn Stadium. Sander's next fight takes place at the Royal Albert Hall.

The short sequence in the film was likely filmed at Elstree Studios rather than on location.[1]

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Notes & References

  1. Alfred Hitchcock's London: A Reference Guide to Locations (2009) by Gary Giblin, page 74