The life and career of Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who held the title for 12 years--longer than any other boxer in history--and who had to not only battle opponents inside the ring and racism outside it.
POWERFUL... as his battering fists! THRILLING... as his fighting heart! GREAT... as his never-to-be-forgotten story!
Did You Know?
Rocky Marciano lost twice as an amateur - once to Coley Wallace and the other time was to a Sergeant De Angeles, when both were in the US army during WW2. See more
When Joe is sending a telegram to Marva in Chicago, the address he gives the Western Union is 5220 Congress Street, but when she receives the telegram, the address reads 60 East 47th Street. See more
I'll Be Around
by Alec Wilder
Sung by Anita Ellis
accompanied by the Ellis Larkins Trio See more