Requiem for a Heavyweight/Golden Boy/The Joe Louis Story
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A Triple Knockout!
Featuring Muhammad Ali, Jack Dempsey, Max Baer, Max Schmeling, Jim Braddock, and Rocky Marciano!
REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT Starring Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney (1962) B&W 86 Minutes Not Rated After 17 years in the ring, it's the final bell for Mountain Rivera. A doctor confirms one more punch and he could become permanently disabled. Reluctantly, but with his faithful trainer and a kind counselor, Rivera tries to land a job outside the ring. But his manager has other plans for Rivera and coerces him into returning to the ring for a lucrative, yet humiliating, career in staged wrestling matches.
GOLDEN BOY Starring William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck
(1939) B&W 100 Minutes Not Rated Joe Bonaparte (Holden) is a promising musician torn between he's father wishes and his dream to be a boxer. When he convinces a near-bankrupt manager to give him a chance, Joe quickly rises in the ring and attacts the attention of the manager's girl played by Barbara Stanwyck. Their romance will go the full 15 rounds!
THE JOE LOUIS STORY Starring Paul Stewart, Hilda Simms, Coley Wallace
(1953) B&W 86 Minutes Not Rated The triumphs, the let-downs, the love he searched for. It's all here in the real-life adventure of the fighter... the man... the legend they called the Brown Bomber! This film includes actual footage from the champ's greatest fights. America's Greatness was in his fists... the screen's big story is in his heart!
William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Anthony Quinn