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They Never Come Back (1932)

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64 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Prizefighter Jimmy Nolan, facing an opportunity to get a championship fight, is knocked out when he sustains what is apparently a permanent injury to his arm. From there, Nolan's path leads downhill. He is drawn into a romance with a ...See morePrizefighter Jimmy Nolan, facing an opportunity to get a championship fight, is knocked out when he sustains what is apparently a permanent injury to his arm. From there, Nolan's path leads downhill. He is drawn into a romance with a nightclub entertainer, then is framed on a theft charge by a jealous suitor. After his prison term, Nolan makes a spectacular comeback in a fight which proves his courage and integrity, while disproving the fallacy about the old sports adage that "they never come back." Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Fred C. Newmeyer (as Fred Newmeyer)
Writers
Arthur Hoerl (dialogue) | Sherman L. Lowe (dialogue) (as Sherman Lowe)
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
Holbrook N. Todd (as Holbrook Todd)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated May 1, 1932

Release date
May 10, 1932 (United States)

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17 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Regis Toomey
Jimmy Nolan Jimmy Nolan   See fewer
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Dorothy Sebastian
Adele Landon Adele Landon   See fewer
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Edward Woods
Ralph Landon (as Eddie Woods) Ralph Landon (as Eddie Woods)   See fewer
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Greta Granstedt
Mary Nolan Mary Nolan   See fewer
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Earle Foxe
Jerry Filmore Jerry Filmore   See fewer
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James J. Jeffries
First Referee First Referee   See fewer
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George Byron
Eddie Donovan Eddie Donovan   See fewer
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'Little Billy' Rhodes
Master of Ceremonies (as Little Billy) Master of Ceremonies (as Little Billy)   See fewer
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Jack Richardson
Hank Bates Hank Bates   See fewer
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Kit Guard
Ring Second (uncredited) Ring Second (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Morante
Fight Promoter (uncredited) Fight Promoter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Roper
Jimmy's Trainer (uncredited) Jimmy's Trainer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Sedley
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Silver
Unconfirmed Role (uncredited) Unconfirmed Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Steve - Jerry's Henchman (uncredited) Steve - Jerry's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Tobey
Ring Announcer (uncredited) Ring Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.2 / 10 | 54 votes