Jimmy Connelly, an English bachelor milkman, 'accidentally' knocks down his boxing club's champion as stand-in sparring partner. The champ was scheduled for a title fight against the reigning, American world champion. So the sleazy manager decides to substitute him with Jimmy, who is now groomed for stardom. Naive Jimmy does everything the crook says, only to be blamed when it all explodes in their faces big time. Will he keep taking it or stand his ground before his whole career and private life are ruined? Written by
It takes a lotta bottle to be the champ
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when Stan is fighting with various people in the bar, the guy that he is wrestling with on the pool table is the second boom operator. See more
[Jimmy is venting at his trainer
[talking like Paddy
"Ah, bejesus! There's a leprechaun in the ring! Punch him, Johnny, punch him!"
[screaming at Paddy
I'll bleedin' knock YOU out, you... mad old Irish bastard!
Remake of The Kid from Brooklyn
(Young / Walker / Holt / Storball)
Performed by The Young Holt Trio
(as Young Holt Trio)
Courtesy of Brunswick Record Corporation and Demon Music Group Ltd See more