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World in My Corner (1956)

A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his ... See full summary »

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Tommy Shea
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Dorothy Mallinson
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Robert T. Mallinson
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Dave Bernstein
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Ray Kacsmerek
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Harry Cram
Chico Vejar ...
Al Carelli
Steve Ellis ...
TV Announcer
Art Aragon ...
Fighter
Dani Crayne ...
Doris
Jimmy Lennon Sr. ...
Ring Announcer (as James F. Lennon)
Cisco Andrade ...
Parker
Harold 'Tommy' Hart ...
Stretch Caplow (as H. Tommy Hart)
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Mrs. Mallinson
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A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea -- "born in a dump, educated in an alley" -- catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him to train at his Long Island estate. Shea soon falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy, but fears he doesn't have the money to support her in proper style. To get this money, Shea decides to work with crooked fight-promoter Harry Cram, even though this means dropping his honest manager, Dave Bernstein. As the big fight approaches, however, Shea begins to have second thoughts. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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The star of "To Hell and Back" in the fighting story of the Champion of all the World! See more »

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March 1956 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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a total lack of punchy rhythm
11 September 2017 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Jesse Hibbs began his career as an assistant director from 1937 to 1953. Then he became cinema director during 1953 and 1958 and directed 11 movies , 6 with Audie Murphy : 3 westerns, 1 comedy, 1 war autobiography and this box drama that has already been done in other movies in a far better way. Because "World In My Corner" is really flat with no punchy rhythm, the worse for a box movie. Absolutely no inventive direction and cinematography, even during the fights. Forgettable.


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