The Prizefighter and the Lady Movie Review 1933

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In his first film role boxer Baer (who won the heavyweight boxing crown in 1934) is a natural as a fighter who falls for a beautiful nightclub singer (Loy). Baer and Loy get, but don't stay, together but she does turn out to be his lucky charm in the big fight finale. Fellow professional boxer Carnera, Baer's opponent in the climatic fight scene, refused to lose as the script indicated and the film ending was eventually rewritten. The likeable Baer later earned his living as an actor.

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Running time 102 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Drama, Boxing
Cast
Max Baer, Myrna Loy, Otto Kruger, Primo Carnera, Walter Huston, Vince Barnett, Muriel Evans
Director
Woodbridge S. Van Dyke
Producer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures

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