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The Crowd Roars (1938)

Passed | | Action, Drama | 5 August 1938 (USA)
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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Johnny Martin
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Tommy McCoy - as a boy
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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

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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

Robert Taylor has more bare-chest scenes here than in any of his other movies. Successfully resisting the usual waxing forced upon other hairy chested gentlemen of his era, he compromised by accepting a modest manicure. 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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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Robert Taylor (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
(1912)
Music by Ernest Ball
Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff
Sung by Gene Reynolds in a show
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The Crowd Roars is excellent!
14 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

This version is 10X the quality of the later (1947) Mickey Rooney version. Even though Rooney makes some "cute" comments, the lack of "feel" for the story is apparent. Watch both and you'll agree. This version is EXCELLENT. Much better fighting scenes, too. And a definitely better love angle...


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