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The Harder They Fall (1956) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mark Robson

Writing Credits  

Philip Yordan ... (screen play)
 
Budd Schulberg ... (based on a novel by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Jersey Joe Walcott ...
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Carlos Montalbán ...
Luís Agrandi (as Carlos Montalban)
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Leo
Felice Orlandi ...
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Max
Rusty Lane ...
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Pop
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Frank (uncredited)
Al Baffert ...
Fighter (uncredited)
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Oklahoma City Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Brandon Beach ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Emily Belser ...
New York Reporter (uncredited)
Julie Benedic ...
Statuesque Blonde (uncredited)
Phil Berger ...
Boxer Kayoed in Bakersfield (uncredited)
Eve Bernhardt ...
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
Tony Blankley ...
Benko Son (uncredited)
Penny Carpenter ...
Benko Daughter (uncredited)
Marian Carr ...
Alice (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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Mrs. Benko (uncredited)
Edwin Chandler ...
Chicago Television Announcer (uncredited)
Winnie Chandler ...
Fight Fan (uncredited)
George Chester ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
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Fight Manager (uncredited)
Pat Comiskey ...
Gus Dundee (uncredited)
Lillian Culver ...
Mrs. Wilson Harding (uncredited)
Jack Daly ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Shirley (uncredited)
Vinnie De Carlo ...
Joey (uncredited)
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Vince's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Matty Fain ...
Fight Manager (uncredited)
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Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
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Chief Firebird (uncredited)
Paul Frees ...
Priest (uncredited)
Gil Frye ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Ralph Gamble ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Fighter (uncredited)
Eddie Garr ...
Fight Manager (uncredited)
Charles A. Gibbs ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Everett Glass ...
Minister (uncredited)
Benny Goldberg ...
San Diego Referee (uncredited)
Mickey Golden ...
Cornerman (uncredited)
Dorothy Gordon ...
Las Vegas Showgirl (uncredited)
Michael Granger ...
Gus Dundee's Doctor (uncredited)
Joe Greb ...
Joey Greb - Fighter (uncredited)
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Referee (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
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Fight Arena Locker Room Guard (uncredited)
Tommy Herman ...
Tommy (uncredited)
Joe Herrera ...
Referee (uncredited)
Vic Holbrook ...
Fight Fan (uncredited)
Tex Holden ...
Usher (uncredited)
Bob Hopkins ...
San Diego Ring Announcer (uncredited)
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Fighter (uncredited)
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Fighter (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Man at Contract Signing (uncredited)
Don Kohler ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Joseph La Cava ...
Manager (uncredited)
Pat Lawler ...
Vince's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Peter Leeds ...
Dundee Fight Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Larry Leverett ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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New York Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Robert Lowell ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
William Marks ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
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Reporter at Hospital (uncredited)
Joseph Mell ...
Ring Announcer (uncredited)
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Reporter in Hospital (uncredited)
Frank Mitchell ...
Dundee Referee (uncredited)
Irving Mitchell ...
House Doctor - New York (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Diana Mumby ...
Vince's Girlfriend (uncredited)
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Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Matt Murphy ...
Sailor Rigazzo (uncredited)
Richard Norris ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Ringsider (uncredited)
Jimmy O'Gatty ...
Milk Fund Referee (uncredited)
Ted Pavelec ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Murray Pollack ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Fred Rapport ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Alan Reynolds ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Eli Rill ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Joanne Rio ...
Las Vegas Showgirl (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
William Roerick ...
Mrs. Harding's Lawyer (uncredited)
Jack Roper ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Wally Rose ...
Salinas Referee (uncredited)
Abe Roth ...
Referee (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Fred Scheiwiller ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Mark Scott ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Referee (uncredited)
Gene Smith ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
J. Lewis Smith ...
Brannen's Manager (uncredited)
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Girl (uncredited)
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Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Hal Taggart ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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House Doctor - Chicago (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Pat Valentino ...
Milk Fund Fighter (uncredited)
Gloria Victor ...
Pretty Girl (uncredited)
Bennie Washington ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Russ Whiteman ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Bob Whitney ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Ulysses Williams ...
Boxer Being Knocked Out in Salinas (uncredited)
James Wilson ...
Oklahoma Referee (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Philip Yordan ... producer
Jerry Wald ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Hugo Friedhofer ... (music composed by)

Cinematography by 

Burnett Guffey ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Jerome Thoms ... film editor

Art Direction by 

William Flannery

Set Decoration by 

William Kiernan
Alfred E. Spencer

Makeup Department 

Clay Campbell ... makeup artist
Helen Hunt ... hair stylist
Charles Blackman ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Charles Gemora ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Milton Feldman ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Lambert E. Day ... sound (as Lambert Day)
John P. Livadary ... recording supervisor (as John Livadary)

Stunts 

Wally Rose ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Richard H. Kline ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Tom Volpe ... grip (uncredited)

Music Department 

Arthur Morton ... orchestrator
Lionel Newman ... conductor

Other crew 

John Indrisano ... technical advisor
Curtis Harrington ... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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