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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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Mike Lane ...
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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 ...
Herbie Faye ...
Max
Rusty Lane ...
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Pop
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Frank (uncredited)
Al Baffert ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Bill Baldwin ...
Oklahoma City Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Emily Belser ...
New York Reporter (uncredited)
Julie Benedic ...
Statuesque Blonde (uncredited)
Phil Berger ...
Boxer Kayoed in Bakersfield (uncredited)
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Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
Tony Blankley ...
Benko Son (uncredited)
Penny Carpenter ...
Benko Daughter (uncredited)
Marian Carr ...
Alice (uncredited)
Tina Carver ...
Mrs. Benko (uncredited)
Edwin Chandler ...
Chicago Television Announcer (uncredited)
Winnie Chandler ...
Fight Fan (uncredited)
George Cisar ...
Fight Manager (uncredited)
Pat Comiskey ...
Gus Dundee (uncredited)
Lillian Culver ...
Mrs. Wilson Harding (uncredited)
Jack Daly ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Patricia Dane ...
Shirley (uncredited)
Vinnie De Carlo ...
Joey (uncredited)
Elaine Edwards ...
Vince's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Matty Fain ...
Fight Manager (uncredited)
Abel Fernandez ...
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 Gibb ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Everett Glass ...
Minister (uncredited)
Benny Goldberg ...
San Diego Referee (uncredited)
Dorothy Gordon ...
Las Vegas Showgirl (uncredited)
Michael Granger ...
Gus Dundee's Doctor (uncredited)
Joe Greb ...
Joey Greb - Fighter (uncredited)
Frank Hagney ...
Referee (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
William Henry ...
Fight Arena Locker Room Guard (uncredited)
Tommy Herman ...
Tommy (uncredited)
Joe Herrera ...
Referee (uncredited)
Vic Holbrook ...
Fight Fan (uncredited)
Bob Hopkins ...
San Diego Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Charles Horvath ...
Fighter (uncredited)
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Fighter (uncredited)
Don Kelly ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ...
Man at Contract Signing (uncredited)
Don Kohler ...
Reporter (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)
Mark Lowell ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
William Marks ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Reporter at Hospital (uncredited)
Joseph Mell ...
Ring Announcer (uncredited)
Mort Mills ...
Reporter in Hospital (uncredited)
Frank Mitchell ...
Dundee Referee (uncredited)
Irving Mitchell ...
House Doctor - New York (uncredited)
Dennis Moore ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Diana Mumby ...
Vince's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Matt Murphy ...
Sailor Rigazzo (uncredited)
Richard Norris ...
Reporter (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ...
Ringsider (uncredited)
Jimmy O'Gatty ...
Milk Fund Referee (uncredited)
Ted Pavelec ...
Fighter (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Alan Reynolds ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Eli Rill ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Joanne Rio ...
Las Vegas Showgirl (uncredited)
William Roerick ...
Mrs. Harding's Lawyer (uncredited)
Jack Roper ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Wally Rose ...
Salinas Referee (uncredited)
Abe Roth ...
Referee (uncredited)
Sandy Sanders ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Fred Scheiwiller ...
Fighter (uncredited)
Mark Scott ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Gene Smith ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
J. Lewis Smith ...
Brannen's Manager (uncredited)
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Girl (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Hal Taggart ...
Fight Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Tannen ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Ferris Taylor ...
House Doctor - Chicago (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ...
Fight Rooter (uncredited)
Pat Valentino ...
Milk Fund Fighter (uncredited)
Gloria Victor ...
Pretty Girl (uncredited)
Russ Whiteman ...
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

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)

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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