Fighter Johnny Rocket, Arthur Kennedy agrees to the request of his fiancée, Angela, Olympe Bradna, to quit boxing after his next bout. Promoter Trego, Anthony Quinn, who has just purchased Johnny's contract, urges him to continue and realize his abilities, but Johnny refuses. Later, after the couple marries and Angela is pregnant, Johnny can't find work and returns to Trego and the ring. With Trego's guidance, Johnny's career blossoms -- but with disastrous results for his marriage.
From Champ to Chump!
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This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Monday 8 October 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9); it first aired in Boston Thursday 22 November 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4), in Indianapolis Tuesday 18 December 1956 on WISH (Channel 8), in Wichita Tuesday 19 February 1957 on KAKE (Channel 10), in Miami Monday 20 May 1957 on WTVJ (Channel 4) and in Portland OR Saturday 28 September 1957 on KOIN (Channel 6). See more
Written by Franz Schubert
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