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Requiem for a heavyweight

Author: Ralph NelsonMartin ManulisRod SerlingJack PalanceKeenan WynnAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 1956 television playView all editions and formats
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A television drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, reluctantly agrees upon the demand of his manager to surrender what is left of his pride and to participate in a fixed wrestling match.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Nelson; Martin Manulis; Rod Serling; Jack Palance; Keenan Wynn; Kim Hunter; Ed Wynn; Max Baer; Maxie Rosenbloom; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604651782 1604651784
OCLC Number: 472452871
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on October 11, 1956 on Playhouse 90.
Credits: Art director, Albert Heschong; story editor, Peter Kortner; music, Robert Armbruster.
Cast: Jack Palance, Keenan Wynn, Kim Hunter, Ed Wynn, Max Baer, Maxie Rosenbloom.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Playhouse 90.
Rod Serling's Requiem for a heavyweight
Golden age of television
Responsibility: directed by Ralph Nelson ; produced by Martin Manulis ; written especially for Playhouse 90 by Rod Serling.
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A television drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, reluctantly agrees upon the demand of his manager to surrender what is left of his pride and to participate in a fixed wrestling match.

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