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Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad (1948)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 7 February 1948 (USA)
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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Joe Palooka (as Joe Kirkwood)
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Charles Cane ...
George Wendell
Wally Vernon ...
Archie Stone
Frank Hyers ...
Ralph
Jack Shea ...
Jeff Lundy
Jack Roper ...
Waldo
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Looie
Jack Overman ...
Truck Driver
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Scranton
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Michael Mark ...
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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7 February 1948 (USA)  »

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Fighting Mad  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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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Follows Joe Palooka, Champ (1946) See more »

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