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The Leather Pushers (1940)

A shifty boxing promoter places an amateur in fixed fights, then hands his contract over to an suspicious female investigative reporter as a raffle prize. He later regrets his actions, however, when the boxer becomes an honest champion.

Director:

John Rawlins

Writers:

Ben Chapman, Larry Rhine (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Arlen ... Dick 'Kid' Roberts
Andy Devine ... Andy Adams
Astrid Allwyn ... Pat Danbury
Douglas Fowley ... Slick Connolly
Charles D. Brown Charles D. Brown ... J.R. Stevens
Shemp Howard ... Sailor McNeill
Horace McMahon ... Slugger Mears
Charles Lane ... Henry 'Mitch' Mitchell
Wade Boteler ... Fight Commissioner Dunlap
George Lloyd ... Joe Johnson
Eddie Gribbon ... Pete Manson
Frank Mitchell ... Grogan's Manager
Reid Kilpatrick ... Ringside Commentator
Ben Alexander ... Dan Brown, Announcer
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Storyline

A shifty boxing promoter places an amateur in fixed fights, then hands his contract over to an suspicious female investigative reporter as a raffle prize. He later regrets his actions, however, when the boxer becomes an honest champion.

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1940 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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