While Ann is visiting Donald at a local boxing gym, he who is writing an article on boxing, Ann learns that one of the boxers, Tony Harris, is really an aspiring thespian, he who has done no acting since high school. Ann is determined to help Tony break into acting by getting him an audition in a beginning actor's workshop led by Jules Benedict. If Tony is accepted, it could be the start of a whole new career for him. Using a little suasion, Ann is able to overcome the first hurdle, which is to convince Benedict that Tony be able to audition. However, Tony will have to get over the second hurdle primarily on his own, which is to pass the audition, a scene performed by him and Ann. Ann runs into a third hurdle, which is Tony's manager and his 60% owner, Dal and Jake, who don't want Tony's focus away from boxing as he is only a couple of matches away from the championship bout. Dal and Jake try to bribe Ann into taking an acting dive at the audition. Regardless of what Ann decides to do... Written by
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The title refers to the instructions from a prize fight referee: "Shake hands and come out fighting". See more