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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I Want a Man... Not a Human Punching Bag!
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Did You Know?
One of the first films to be shot using the device of real time (ie, the film lasts the same length as the events it depicts). Other notable examples of this narrative device are High Noon
(1952) and Nick of Time
(1995). 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 Fighters
Speak Your Heart
Music by Allie Wrubel See more