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Ringside Maisie (1941)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 August 1941 (USA)
Young undefeated boxer Terry Dolan, who's been lying to his invalid mother about his career, confides to Maisie that he hates and is terrified by boxing and wants out. Not wanting to let ... See full summary »

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Terry Dolan
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Virginia O'Brien - Singer
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Cecelia Reardon
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Mrs. Dolan (as Margaret Moffatt)
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Chotsie
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Ricky Du Prez
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Vic (as 'Rags' Ragland)
Oscar O'Shea ...
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John Indrisano ...
Peaches
Roy Lester ...
Jitterbug
Eddie Lou Simms ...
Jackie-Boy Duffy (as Eddie Simms)
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Dr. Kramer
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Dr. Taylor
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Young undefeated boxer Terry Dolan, who's been lying to his invalid mother about his career, confides to Maisie that he hates and is terrified by boxing and wants out. Not wanting to let down his best friend and manager Skeets Maguire, who has hopes of him becoming the next champion, he is reluctant to bring up the subject with him. Maisie convinces Terry to tell Skeets, whose unexpected reaction induces him to step into the ring again. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Maisie Wins Again in a Knockout Fun Show!

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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1 August 1941 (USA)  »

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Cash and Carry Maisie  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The fifth of ten movies starring Ann Sothern as the heroine Maisie Ravier. See more »

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Followed by Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) See more »

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A Bird in a Gilded Cage
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Music by Harry Von Tilzer (1900)
Lyrics by Arthur J. Lamb
Sung by Virginia O'Brien at the Shady Lawn Hotel
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Positive comment, appreciation of supporting cast.
15 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a predictable plot, but fun to watch because of the beautiful Ann Sothern and real-life boxing characters who played small roles. I particularly enjoyed seeing Eddie Simms (played Jackie-Boy Duffy) who was a journeyman fighter with a great heart. He fought about 8 rounds with Joe Louis before being knocked out in 1935 (I think these figures are about right), and asked the referee to go for a walk on the roof with him after being knocked down. There was another fighter I recognize but can't remember, whom the hero "knocked out" early on. I wish I could remember the name, because he was a great left-hook artist who would devastate the division today.


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