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Killer McCoy (1947)

Approved | | Drama | December 1947 (USA)
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Jim Caighn
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Sheila Carrson
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Brian McCoy
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Cecil Y. Walsh
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Happy
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Bill Thorne
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Johnny Martin
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Father Patrick Ryan
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Mrs. Laura McCoy
Eve March ...
Mrs. Martin
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Arlene - Waitress
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Danny Burns, Newsboy
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Sailor Graves
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Pete Mariola
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This film received its initial television presentation in Philadelphia Sunday 2 June 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6); in New York City it was first telecast 2 January 1958 on WCBS (Channel 2), and on the West Coast, it first aired in San Francisco 1 October 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), followed by Los Angeles 26 December 1958 on KTTV (Channel 11). See more »

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In the seventh round of his fight against Patsy Cigones (Larry Cisneros), Tommy McCoy (Mickey Rooney) is actually held up by the referee to prevent him from falling after he takes a strong hit from his opponent. See more »

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Remake of The Crowd Roars (1938) See more »

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Doesn't Ring True
25 October 2005 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

Mickey Rooney does a good job. He is believable as a fighter. That would be the title character. He is, of course, believable in a soft-shoe routine done with his character's father. The father is James Dunn. Dunn is heartbreaking in "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn." Here is good but it's not a well developed character.

The childhood friend Rooney fights is very good, as is his wife. (The wife seems quite a bit older.) I always think of Ann Blyth as Joan Crawford's monstrous daughter in "Mildred Pierce." For me, she doesn't work in a sympathetic role like the one she plays here. Hers is other underwritten character.

It's filmed well and holds the interest. But more than that I cannot say for it.


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