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Champion (1949)

aka Champion

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Details: 99 mins · English


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Small Michael 'Midge' Kelly
Small Grace Diamond
Small Connie Kelly
Small Tommy Haley
Small Emma Bryce
Small Palmer Harris


No_movie_poster Carl Foreman Screenplay
Small Mark Robson Director
Small Stanley Kramer Production
No_movie_poster Harry W. Gerstad Editing


Champion (1949) is an American film noir drama based on a short story by Ring Lardner. Filmed in black-and-white, it recounts the struggles of boxer "Midge" Kelly fighting his own demons while working to achieve success in the boxing ring. The drama was directed by Mark Robson, with cinematography by Franz Planer. The drama features Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, and others.

The film won an Academy Award for Editing and gained five other nominations as well, including a Best Actor for Douglas.

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