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 four times in amateur boxing. In addition to losing to Coley Wallace, he also lost to Henry Lester, Joe De Angeles and Bob Girard. 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