More boxing movies---
TENNESSEE CHAMP (1954) with Shelley Winters and Keenan Wynn
SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME (1956) with Paul Newman.  Directed by Robert
Wise who, as someone mentioned already, directed an earlier boxing movie THE
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953) boxing figures in the plot, Monty Clift is an
ex-champ who won't go back into the ring
GOLDEN BOY (1939) with B. Stanwyck and W. Holden
LEATHER SAINT (1956) with John Derek and Paul Douglas
LEATHER GLOVES (1948) with Cameron Mitchell
and, of course
THE CHAMP, 1931 and 1979
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