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A talented boxer's young career hits difficult terrain when an unethical promoter takes interest in him.

Director: Robert Rossen
Writer: Abraham Polonsky
Production: Enterprise Films
Year: 1947
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.6
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 11 Nov 1947
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 1 win & 4 nominations total

7 Clips & Quotes


Charley Davis - John Garfield
Peg Born - Lilli Palmer
Alice - Hazel Brooks
Anna Davis - Anne Revere
Shorty Polaski - Joseph Pevney
Roberts - Lloyd Gough
Ben Chaplin - Canada Lee
Fighter Being Knocked Out - Larry Anzalone
Club Patron - Al Bain
Fight Spectator - Steve Benton
Fight Spectator - Eddie Borden
Fight Spectator - Paul Bradley
Arnold - James Burke
Prizefight Doctor - George M. Carleton
Fight Spectator - James Carlisle
Ben's Doctor - Wheaton Chambers
Miss Tedder - Mary Currier
Bartender - Sayre Dearing
Prince - Joe Devlin
Jack Marlowe - Artie Dorrell
Taxi Driver - Al Eben
Boxer in Training Camp - Ceferino García
Fight Spectator - Herschel Graham
Cornerman - Joe Gray
Observer at Scene - Stuart Hall
Davis-Marlowe Fight Referee - John Indrisano
Sam - Pool Hall Proprietor - Sheldon Jett
Dan - Marlowe's Manager - Milton Kibbee
Timekeeper - Mike Lally
Marino - Glen Lee
Man at Weigh-in - Theodore Lorch
Fight Spectator - Wilbur Mack
Fight Stadium Cop - George Magrill
Fight Spectator - Pat McKee
Ringsider - Sid Melton
Fight Spectator - Harold Miller
Weigh-in Official - Forbes Murray
Bartender - William H. O'Brien
Cornerman - Charles Perry
Party Guest - Paul Power
Ring Photographer - Mike Ragan
Police Officer - Bob Reeves
Boxer in Training Camp - Frank Riggi
Victor - Butler - Cyril Ring
Shimen - Shimen Ruskin
Jack Shelton - Tim Ryan
David Davis - Art Smith
Fight Spectator - Larry Steers
Party Guest - Bert Stevens
Fight Announcer - Dan Tobey
Party Guest - Sid Troy
Charlie's Friend - George Tyne
Fight Spectator - Sailor Vincent
Drummer - Roberts' Bodyguard - Peter Virgo
Ringside Announcer - John Wald
Boxer Getting Knocked Out - Ulysses Williams
Fight Spectator - Florence Wix