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Champion (1949)

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99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

Boxer Midge Kelly rises to fame...mainly by stepping on other people.
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Director
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Carl Foreman (screenplay) | Ring Lardner (story "Champion")
Cinematographer
Franz Planer (as Frank Planer)
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Release date
May 20, 1949 (United States)

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Lola Albright
Palmer Palmer   See fewer
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John Daheim
Dunne (as John Day) Dunne (as John Day)   See fewer
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Ralph Sanford
Hammond Hammond   See fewer
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Esther Howard
Mrs. Kelly Mrs. Kelly   See fewer
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Bill Baldwin
Bill Brown - Ringside Broadcaster (uncredited) Bill Brown - Ringside Broadcaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Balter
Championship Fight Announcer (uncredited) Championship Fight Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Polly Bergen
Radio and Jukebox Singer (voice) (uncredited) Radio and Jukebox Singer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Brodie
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Reporter at Benefit (uncredited) Reporter at Benefit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mushy Callahan
Referee Title fight (uncredited) Referee Title fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
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Paul Dubov
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Dundee
Tough Tramp in Boxcar (uncredited) Tough Tramp in Boxcar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Fight Stadium Guard (uncredited) Fight Stadium Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Well-Wisher in Nightclub (uncredited) Well-Wisher in Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal March
Mobster (uncredited) Mobster (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Meader
Fight Doctor (uncredited) Fight Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Montgomery
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Speaker at Benefit (uncredited) Speaker at Benefit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perry
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tim Ryan
Al - Kansas City Manager (uncredited) Al - Kansas City Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Court Shepard
Fighter (uncredited) Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Dunne's Cornerman (uncredited) Dunne's Cornerman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hilda Simms
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kansas City Referee (uncredited) Kansas City Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 3,241 votes