According to Robert Taylor's biographers, his mother walked out in the middle of this movie, upset by all the punishment her son was apparently receiving during the boxing scenes. She asked her son why stand-ins couldn't have been used. See more »
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 »
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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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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