Over-the-hill boxer Bill 'Stoker' Thompson insists he can still win, though his sexy wife Julie pleads with him to quit. But his manager Tiny is so confident he will lose, he takes money for a "dive" from tough gambler Little Boy...without bothering to tell Stoker. Tension builds as Stoker hopes to "take" Tiger Nelson, unaware of what will happen to him if he does. Written by
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The Sensational Picture You've Been Hearing and Reading About!
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Did You Know?
With this film, his ninth for RKO, Robert Wise
fulfilled his contract with the studio and was able to go off and freelance for other studios. See more
When Julie Thompson takes her walk from the gymnasium, she watches Pacific Electric interurban cars as they enter a subway tunnel. Car No. 707 is shown passing twice in a row. See more
I tell you, Tiny, you gotta let him in on it.
How many times I gotta say it? There's no percentage in smartenin' up a chump.
Referenced in L.A. Noire
"Paradise (1931) (uncredited)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
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