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Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad (1948)

Passed  -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  7 February 1948 (USA)
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Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Kirkwood Jr. ...
Joe Palooka (as Joe Kirkwood)
Leon Errol ...
Elyse Knox ...
John Hubbard ...
Patricia Dane ...
Iris March
Charles Cane ...
George Wendell
Wally Vernon ...
Archie Stone
Frank Hyers ...
Ralph
Jack Shea ...
Jeff Lundy
Jack Roper ...
Waldo
Horace McMahon ...
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Jack Overman ...
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Eddie Gribbon ...
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Sarah Padden ...
Michael Mark ...
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Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing him to fix fights. Joe decides to risk his eyesight to save Knobby's honor. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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7 February 1948 (USA)  »

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According to actor/comedian Emil Sitka there was a scene where a half a dozen reporters each ask a question of Leon Errol. Errol did not like the timing of the scene and wanted all the questions asked by Sitka. ("Films in Review" June/July 1990) See more »

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Followed by The Joe Palooka Story (1954) See more »

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