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Requiem for a heavyweight

Author: Ralph NelsonDavid SusskindRod SerlingAnthony QuinnJackie GleasonAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, is coerced by his manager into participating in staged wrestling matches.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Sports films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Drama Videodiscs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Nelson; David Susskind; Rod Serling; Anthony Quinn; Jackie Gleason; Mickey Rooney; Julie Harris; Stanley Adams; Spivy, Madame; Val Avery; Herbie Faye; Jack Dempsey; Barney Ross; Alex Miteff; Rory Calhoun; Muhammad Ali; Gus Lesnevich; Willie Pep; Steve Belloise; J J Ballargeon; Paoli Rossi; Michael Conrad; Abe Simon; Stan Ross; Lou Gilbert; Laurence Rosenthal; Arthur J Ornitz; Carl Lerner; Burr Smidt; Columbia Pictures,; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 076788728X 9780767887281
OCLC Number: 49884296
Language Note: In English with optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
Film adaptation by writer Rod Serling and director Ralph Nelson of their Emmy winning "Playhouse 90" television production.
Includes trailers.
Credits: Music composed and conducted by Laurence Rosenthal ; director of photography, Arthur J. Ornitz ; film editor, Carl Lerner ; production designer, Burr Smidt.
Cast: Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris, Stan Adams, Madame Spivy, Val Avery, Herbie Faye, Jack Dempsey, Barney Ross, Alex Miteff, Rory Calhoun, Cassius Clay, Gus Lesnevich, Willie Pep, Steve Belloise, J.J. Ballargeon, Paoli Rossi, Michael Conrad, Abe Simon, Stan Ross, Lou Gilbert.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen and full screen presentations.
Other Titles: Playhouse 90.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures ; David Susskind's production of ; written by Rod Serling ; produced by David Susskind ; directed by Ralph Nelson.

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Drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, is coerced by his manager into participating in staged wrestling matches.

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