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The Crowd Roars (1938)

Passed  -  Action | Drama  -  5 August 1938 (USA)
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A young boxer gets caught between a no-good father and a crime boss when he starts dating the boss's daughter, although she doesn't know what daddy does for a living.

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Jim Cain
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Brian McCoy
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Sheila 'Shelia' Carson
William Gargan ...
Johnny Martin
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'Happy' Lane
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Vivian
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'Pug' Walsh
Charles D. Brown ...
Bill Thorne
Gene Reynolds ...
Tommy McCoy, as a boy
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Pete Mariola
Donald Douglas ...
Murray
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Mrs. Martin
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Father Patrick Ryan
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A young boxer gets caught between a no-good father and a crime boss when he starts dating the boss's daughter, although she doesn't know what daddy does for a living. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Romance of Park Ave. girl and boy from across the tracks. See more »

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Action | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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5 August 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La foule en délire  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Oliver T. Marsh was listed as the photographer in production charts at the start of the film, but only John F. Seitz is credited onscreen and in reviews. See more »

Goofs

Maureen O'Sullivan is credited onscreen as "Sheila Carson", but her car license is made out to "Shelia Carson", which is also the way she signs her name. See more »

Quotes

Brian McCoy: Why, Tommy's right has the kick of a Missouri mule, the speed of a striking cobra, and the aim of William Tell.
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Connections

Remade as Killer McCoy (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Mother Machree
(1910)
Music by Chauncey Olcott and Ernest Ball
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Sung by Gene Reynolds at the smoker
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A rougher and tougher Robert Taylor emerges
21 May 2002 | by (Boulder, Colorado) – See all my reviews

This sensational boxing film introduced a rougher and tougher Robert Taylor to 1938 audiences, the result of a well-publicized body building regimen under the personal supervision of Max Baer. Taylor plays Tommy McCoy, a handsome boxer who has to contend with the mob, his drunken father, and the prospect of having his perfect pan punched to a pulp.


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