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Rent Champion (1949)

3.8 of 5 from 52 ratings
1h 38min
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Synopsis:
Kirk Douglas in a career forming role as Midge Kelly the fairground boxer taken from a story by Ring Lardner one of the greatest American sports writers. 'Champion' is truly one of the cinema's great boxing motion pictures, nominated for six Oscars, The film set Douglas's character for many films to come, a performance not seen again until Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's 'Raging Bull'. Marilyn Maxwell plays his tough as nails girlfriend and Ruth Roman (one time Howard Hughes girlfriend) plays the nice girl in his life. These two legendary actors support Douglas in a great screen performance that demonstrates his acting prowess and star power in this gritty film-noir drama.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Stanley Kramer
Voiced By:
Polly Bergen
Writers:
Carl Foreman, Ring Lardner
Others:
Dimitri Tiomkin, Frank Planer, Harry Gerstad
Studio:
Blackhorse Entertainment
Genres:
Classics, Drama, Sports & Sport Films
Awards:

1950 Oscar Best Editing

BBFC:
Release Date:
16/06/2008
Run Time:
98 minutes
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
B & W
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None

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