Champion

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DVD Features:

  • 1.37:1 ASPECT RATIO
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1949
  • Label: Olive Films
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.37
  • Audio:
    • English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1949 - Best Film Editing: Harry Gerstad

Product Description:

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. One of the all-time great boxing movies. Academy Award Nominations: 6, including Actor--Kirk Douglas, Best Screenplay. Academy Awards: Best Film Editing.

Plot Synopsis:

The tragic tale of a hard-bitten prizefighter who rises to the top of his profession but can't erase the scars of his underprivileged youth. In his struggle to get ahead, middleweight champ Midge Kelly ends up ruthlessly using -- and abusing -- everyone close to him: his manager, the various women in his life, and, finally, even his crippled brother.

Plot Keywords:

Classic Fight Scenes | Suspense | Theatrical Release | Thriller

Production Notes:

  • Additional cast members: John Day (Johnny Dunne); Harry Shannon (Lew Bryce)
  • Additional music credit: "Never Be It Said" by Dimitri Tiomkin and Goldie Goldmark.
Olive Films

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  • Sales Rank: 34,273
  • UPC: 887090060509
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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