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Sunday Punch (1942)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The routine of a group of fledgling boxers all living in Ma Galestrum's boarding house is interrupted when Ma allows her roving niece, beautiful Judy Galestrum, to move in. Especially interested is ex-college boy Ken Burke who is trying to...See moreThe routine of a group of fledgling boxers all living in Ma Galestrum's boarding house is interrupted when Ma allows her roving niece, beautiful Judy Galestrum, to move in. Especially interested is ex-college boy Ken Burke who is trying to quickly make it to the top, and young brawny Swedish janitor Olaf Jensen who believes Judy will fall for him if he becomes a champion boxer. The rivalry between the two friends leads them to an inevitable meeting in the ring. Written by Doug Sederberg See less
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Fay Kanin (screenplay) (story) | Michael Kanin (screenplay) (story) | Allen Rivkin
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Release date
May 8, 1942 (United States)

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68 cast members
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William Lundigan
Ken Burke Ken Burke   See fewer
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Jean Rogers
Judy Galestrum Judy Galestrum   See fewer
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Dan Dailey
Olaf 'Ole' Jensen (as Dan Dailey Jr.) Olaf 'Ole' Jensen (as Dan Dailey Jr.)   See fewer
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Guy Kibbee
'Pops' Muller 'Pops' Muller   See fewer
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J. Carrol Naish
Matt Bassler Matt Bassler   See fewer
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Connie Gilchrist
Ma Galestrum Ma Galestrum   See fewer
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Sam Levene
Roscoe Roscoe   See fewer
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Leo Gorcey
'Biff' 'Biff'   See fewer
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Rags Ragland
'Killer' Connolly 'Killer' Connolly   See fewer
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Johnny Mitchell
'Baby' Fitzroy (as Douglass Newland) 'Baby' Fitzroy (as Douglass Newland)   See fewer
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Anthony Caruso
Nat Cucci Nat Cucci   See fewer
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Tito Renaldo
Jose Morales Jose Morales   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Clerk (scenes deleted) Clerk (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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George Offerman Jr.
Elevator Boy (scenes deleted) Elevator Boy (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Ash
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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King Baggot
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Bailey
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudolph Cameron
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Bill Cartledge
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dane Clark
Phil Grogan (uncredited) Phil Grogan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Clark
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Danielson
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Mike Donovan
Ken's Cornerman (uncredited) Ken's Cornerman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Dorr
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Sig Frohlich
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Ava Gardner
Ringsider (uncredited) Ringsider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Gordon
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Grandetta
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Frank Hagney
Dennis Riley - First Referee (uncredited) Dennis Riley - First Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfred Hall
James - Smith's Butler (uncredited) James - Smith's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mahlon Hamilton
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Hanlon
Radio Announcer (uncredited) Radio Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hill
Bassler's Taxi Driver (uncredited) Bassler's Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Indrisano
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Henry Jordan
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Cy Kendall
Boxing Promoter (uncredited) Boxing Promoter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Kilroy
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Charles Lane
Ringside Spectator at Ole's First Fight (uncredited) Ringside Spectator at Ole's First Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
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Lester Matthews
Smith - Judy's Date (uncredited) Smith - Judy's Date (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt McHugh
Flint - Man in Park (uncredited) Flint - Man in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Moorhouse
Ringsider (uncredited) Ringsider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Natheaux
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Steve Pendleton
Ken's Taxi Driver (uncredited) Ken's Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perry
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Phillips
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Rito Punay
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John Raitt
Trotter (uncredited) Trotter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcia Ralston
Blonde (uncredited) Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Ray
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robin Raymond
Vicky (uncredited) Vicky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Ryan
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Syd Saylor
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Schindell
Arena Worker (uncredited) Arena Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Shack
Boxer (uncredited) Boxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Floyd Shackelford
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiger (uncredited) Tiger (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Lewis Smith
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Bert Stevens
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Volkie
Ole's Cornerman (uncredited) Ole's Cornerman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Wessel
Maxie - Ken's Handler (uncredited) Maxie - Ken's Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat West
Ring Announcer (uncredited) Ring Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ulysses Williams
Boxer (uncredited) Boxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milkman (uncredited) Milkman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke York
Boxer (uncredited) Boxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 148 votes