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The Golden Gloves Story (1950)

Joe Riley is a boxing referee whose life-code is the same as the sporting rules of the prizefight ring. Two Golden Glove (a tournament for amateur prizefighters) contestants Nick Martel, a ... See full summary »

Director:

Felix E. Feist (as Felix Feist)

Writers:

D.D. Beauchamp (story), William Sellers (story) (as William F. Sellers) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Dunn ... Joe Riley
Dewey Martin ... Nick Martel
Gregg Sherwood Gregg Sherwood ... Iris Anthony
Kevin O'Morrison ... Bob Gilmore
Kay Westfall Kay Westfall ... Patti Riley
Arch Ward Arch Ward ... Arch Ward
Johnny Behr Johnny Behr ... Johnny Behr - Referee
Tony Zale Tony Zale ... Tony Zale
Issy Kline Issy Kline ... Issy Kline - Boxing Promotor
Jack Brickhouse Jack Brickhouse ... Ring Announcer
Vince Garrity Vince Garrity ... Vance Garrity
Fern Persons Fern Persons ... Mrs. Burke
Dickie Conon Dickie Conon ... Jerry Burke
Dick Mastro Dick Mastro ... Announcer in Ring
John Kullers John Kullers ... Bernie Dooling (as John 'Red' Kullers)
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Storyline

Joe Riley is a boxing referee whose life-code is the same as the sporting rules of the prizefight ring. Two Golden Glove (a tournament for amateur prizefighters) contestants Nick Martel, a tough, pugnacious kid from Chicago who has had to fight for everything he has in life, and Bob Gilmore, from the other side of life's tracks, are also competing for the affections of Riley's daughter, Patty. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1951 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Den stora fighten See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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You Came Along
Written by Bill Carey and Emil Newman
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14 May 2006 | by tentenderSee all my reviews

By no means a great movie, this feature-length promotion film for the Golden Gloves nevertheless has one riveting feature: the performance of Dewey Martin. It's his first film as a star, and he makes the most of it, playing an exceptionally aggressive street kid. Contrasted with his performance in "The Thing," in which he is exceptionally nice, it is clear that the kid could act. For those who find him sexually attractive (and there are many), this film offers glimpses of a nicely-put-together physique (in boxer shorts, of course) as well as that adorable face. In other words: it's a Dewey fest! -- and highly recommended as such.


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