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Playhouse 90

Requiem for a Heavyweight (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV Episode | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

An over-the-hill heavyweight boxing champion who suffers from the ravages of years of head trauma is exploited by his manager, despite the efforts of a compassionate young woman who tries to help him recover his self-respect.
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Updated Oct 11, 1956

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Oct 11, 1956 (United States)

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Jack Palance
Harlan 'Mountain' McClintock Harlan 'Mountain' McClintock   See fewer
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Keenan Wynn
Maish Rennick Maish Rennick   See fewer
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Kim Hunter
Grace Carney Grace Carney   See fewer
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Ed Wynn
Army Army   See fewer
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Maxie Rosenbloom
Steve (as Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom) Steve (as Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom)   See fewer
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Edgar Stehli
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Stanley Adams
Pirelli Pirelli   See fewer
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Charles Herbert
Jeffrey Jeffrey   See fewer
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Ned Glass
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Frank Richards
Fighter in Bar Fighter in Bar   See fewer
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Lyn Osborn
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
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Joe Abdullah
Fight Announcer Fight Announcer   See fewer
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Ivan Rasputin
Wrestler Wrestler   See fewer
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Ted Christy
Wrestler Wrestler   See fewer
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Karl 'Killer' Davis
Wrestler Wrestler   See fewer
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Eddie Cantor
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Charles Perry
Cornerman (uncredited) Cornerman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.6 / 10 | 209 votes