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The Great John L. (1945)

Approved | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 25 May 1945 (USA)
Women in the life of prizefighter John L. Sullivan.

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Anne Livingstone
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Kathy Harkness
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Richard Martin
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McManus
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John Flood
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Billy Muldoon
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Father O'Malley
Joel Friedkin ...
Michael Sullivan - John's Father
Simon Semenoff ...
Mons. Claire
Harry Crocker ...
Arthur Brisbane
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Claire's Manager
Lee Sullivan ...
Mickey Steele
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Women in the life of prizefighter John L. Sullivan.

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The fabulous behind-the-scenes story of the great JOHN L. SULLIVAN...and the women he loved! See more »

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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A Man Called Sullivan  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Great movies of yesteryears
3 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a 66 year old man, I saw this movie in the early to mid fifties and thought it was great...I would like to see it again. I thought the acting was great and have always thought that Linda Darnell was a pretty and good actress. Being a retired professional photographer I still enjoy the lighting of the good old "greats" in black and white. The movie photographers of yesteryear were artist of their times. The great 3 dimensional look due to the highlights and shadows were magnificent. A remake of this type of movie would be great with some of the good actors of today. Andy Garcia would fit the part since he is such a great actor and nice looking. Along this type of movie would be "It Happened Tomorrow" and I Married a Witch with Fredric March and Veronica Lake.


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