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A remake of an episode from the US TV series Playhouse 90
(1956) (Requiem for a Heavyweight (1957)), broadcast live by the BBC in the UK. Jack Palance
(the star of the original US broadcast) was unavailable for this version so a nationwide hunt was mounted to find a suitable replacement. The part eventually went to an unknown actor called Sean Connery
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Version of Requiem for a Heavyweight