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The Fighting Chance (1955)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 15 December 1955 (USA)
A horse trainer and his friend, a jockey, fall in love with the same girl. Complications ensue.

Director:

William Witney

Writers:

Robert Blees (story), Houston Branch (screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Rod Cameron ... Bill Binyon
Julie London ... Janet Wales
Ben Cooper ... Mike Gargan
Taylor Holmes ... Railbird
Howard Wendell Howard Wendell ... Lucky Jim Morrison
Mel Welles ... Al Moreno
Bob Steele ... Curly
Paul Birch ... Auctioneer
Carl Milletaire Carl Milletaire ... Joe
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Rico
John Damler ... McKeen
Sam Scar Sam Scar ... Proprietor
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Storyline

Racehorse trainer Bill Binyon and his pal, jockey Mike Gargan, are having a hard time of making ends meet when they meet Janet Wales, an attractive-but-greedy blonde, who gets them a job with "Lucky Jim" Morrison, a wealthy stable-owner. Janet plays both Bill and Mike along to the point that Mike buys her an engagement ring, but she prefers Bill and wrangles him into marrying her. Janet's extravagances and gambling drive Bill to the point of bankruptcy, and the Morrison horses are up for auction. Bill and Mike pool their resources to buy the best filly, but Janet is sure to cause some problems. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ambição Desenfreada See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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