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Author: Mark RobsonStanley KramerCarl ForemanKirk DouglasArthur KennedyAll authors
Publisher: [St. Charles, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Sports films
Named Person: Ring Lardner; Ring Lardner
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Robson; Stanley Kramer; Carl Foreman; Kirk Douglas; Arthur Kennedy; Marilyn Maxwell; Ruth Roman; Paul Stewart; Franz E Planer; Dimitri Tiomkin; Harry Gerstad; Ring Lardner; Screen Plays Corporation,; United Artists Corporation,; Olive Films,
OCLC Number: 831798143
Notes: Based on the story by Ring Lardner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Credits: Director of photography, Frank Planer ; score, Dimitri Tiomkin ; film editor, Harry Gerstad.
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Marilyn Maxwell, Ruth Roman, Paul Stewart.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: NR.
Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, 1.37:1 aspect ratio.
Responsibility: Screen Plays Corporation presents a United Artists release ; screenplay by Carl Foreman ; produced by Stanley Kramer ; directed by Mark Robson.

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An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero.

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