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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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Punhos de Ouro  »

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$2,000,000 (USA)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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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Real Punches?
21 September 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

No he's no Di Niro but his street pug slugging came off very real. Mickey Rooney looked like he was really taking some shots up there and I wouldn't doubt it if he actually insisted on doing it for the realism. Either that or the editing deserved an Oscar! Interesting cameo of , Johnny Andrisiano,( Rocky ) the real-life fighter who trained Mic for the film. (And who died mysteriously-suicide?) Also keep your eyes peeled for a quick but fleeting glimpse of Shelly Winters as one of two autograph hounds in the car. James Dunn playing his poor song-and-dance soul was superb! This movie is a rare gem and it really deserves more credit than it's given.


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