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The movies selected for this Boxing Film Festival include dramatic feature films, documentary
shorts & features, and video & DVD box set collections, plus a few books on the subject.


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Selected Boxing Movies, A to Z

a search on the Sports Movies & TV on DVD category at Amazon returns 24,000 titles
searching on keyword 'boxing' on DVD at Amazon returns 3,000 titles
Professional Boxing category posters at AllPosters.com

Great Boxing Movies on DVD  "Great Boxing Movies" on DVD [2001]
B.F.S. Ent. b&w DVD set [3/2001] out of prodn/used
contains 2 feature films – "The Fighter" [1952] starring Richard Conte,
Vanessa Brown & Lee J. Cobb and "The Joe Louis Story" [1953] –
and one half-hour TV episode: "Fight For The Title" [1957] starring
George Brenlin & Michael Landon
45 Fantastic Fights Of The Century compilation   "45 Fantastic Fights of The Century" video release [2006]
Mis-titled 100-minute compilation featuring Max Baer, Jim Braddock,
Hurricane Carter, Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Max Schmeling, Sugar
Ray Robinson & Jersey Joe Walcott; unhappy Amazon reviewers
describe lousy transfers, muddy sound

Tango Ent. color/b&w DVD [5/2006] for $5.98
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Earliest Boxing Movies

"Leonard vs. Cushing" [Edison Mfg. Co. June 1894]
A staged fight filmed at Edison's 'Black Maria' studio in Fort Lee, New Jersey • watch online [0:40] at YouTube

"Edison Fight Films, 1894-1899" [indep]
46-minute documentary available from the producer's website
watch promo segment online [5:24] at YouTube

"Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight" [Veriscope Company 1897]
Historically important film (added to National Film Archive in 2012): the first filmed prizefight and the first widescreen feature production.
Originally released at 70-minutes, later at 100 minutes length, only a few segments survive. The man at left ringside in the bowler hat is generally
considered to be New York sports reporter 'Bat' Masterson; gunfighter/lawman Wyatt Earp attended as a special reporter for The New York World.

bare credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediaarticle at the JRank Search Engine

watch segments online at YouTube: clip 1 [9:01] and clip 2 [10:07]

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"Against The Ropes" []
starring Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton & Tony Shalhoub

"The All-American Boy" []
Starring Jon Voight and E.J. Peaker
http://www.amazon.com/All-American-Boy-Jon-Voight/dp/B0049IHWWS/

"Black Cloud" [Oct 2004] /tt0363475/
A young Navajo trains for the Olympic boxing team

"The Bleeder" [2012?]
Announced 5/2011: The life story of New Jersey heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, who once went 15 rounds with Muhammad Ali
and also inspired Sylvester Stallone to write the inspirational underdog classic "Rocky", will star Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber
& Christina Hendricks; co-written & to be directed by Jeff Feuerzeig; co-written by Jerry Stahl • latest info at IMDb

"Body & Soul" [1947] starring John Garfield

"Body & Soul" remake [1981]

"The Boxer" []
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan
http://www.amazon.com/Boxer-Collectors-Daniel-Day-Lewis/dp/0783227329/

"Breakdown" [1951]
Directed by Edmund Angelo; adapted by Robert Abel from his own stageplay "The Samson Slasher"; movie tells of an amateur boxer (William Bishop) sprung from prison
who falls in love with the niece of the hanging judge who sentenced him, with bleak results. Of particular note is the climactic boxing match, surely one of the most relentless
in screen history. The supporting cast is excellent, particularly Wally Cassel as a clearly gay, and spurned, boxing trainer. This was the sole cinematic effort from stage director
Angelo, who also produced, and cast his wife, Ann Richards.

"The Challenger" [indep 2012?]
Announced 3/2012: Written & directed by & starring Kent Moran; starring Michael Clarke Duncan,
S. Epatha Meckerson, Ernie Sabella, Justin Hartley • latest info at IMDb

won Oscar for Best Original Script  Wallace Beery won Oscar for Best Actor    "The Champ"  [M.G.M. Nov 1931]
Co-produced & directed by King Vidor [1894-1982]; script by Frances Marion [1886-1973];
starring Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Irene Rich & Roscoe Ates; won Oscars for Best Actor (Beery) &
Best Original Script, nominated for Best Picture & Best Director • full credits from IMDb

Harry Gerstad won an Oscar for Best Editing    "Champion" [Republic 1949]
Maybe the most brutal and uncompromising boxing film ever made; volcanic & megalomaniacal fighter Midge Kelly bullies anyone who gets in the way of his quest for the title; the brilliant editing has influenced virtually every boxing film made since 1949. Directed by Mark Robson; editing by Harry Gerstad {won Oscar}; starring Kirk Douglas {Oscar nom}, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman & Paul Stewart

listed #41 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  Charlie Chaplin's "The Champion" [1915 silent]

"Cinderella Man"  [2005] /tt0352248/
Directed by Ron Howard; starring Russell Crowe & Renee Zellweger
http://www.amazon.com/Cinderella-Man-Widescreen-Russell-Crowe/dp/B000ARTN3I/
http://www.amazon.com/Cinderella-Man-Blu-ray-Russell-Crowe/dp/B001YV5036/
"Cinderella Man: The James J. Braddock Story" [June 2005] by Michael DeLisa
http://www.amazon.com/Cinderella-Man-James-Braddock-Story/dp/1903854377/
http://www.amazon.com/Cinderella-Man-Marc-Cerasini/dp/0060779586/
Cinderella Man: James Braddock, Max Baer, and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History (May 2005) by Jeremy Schaap
http://www.amazon.com/Cinderella-Man-Braddock-Greatest-History/dp/0618551174/

"The Crowd Roars" (1938)
Robert Taylor (Actor), Maureen O'Sullivan (Actor)
http://www.amazon.com/Crowd-Roars-Robert-Taylor/dp/B00478ED8Q/

"Diggstown" (1992)

"Don King: Only In America" TV movie [1997] /tt0119838/

"Fat City"  [1972]
Directed by John Huston; /tt0068575/
http://www.amazon.com/Fat-City-Stacy-Keach/dp/B00006SFJS/

"Fight For The Title" [1957 TV episode] /tt0251084/
27-minute episode from TV series "Star For Today", starring George Brenlin & Michael Landon
available on "Great Boxing Movies" DVD above

"The Fighter" [1952] /tt0044614/
based on Jack London's short story "The Mexican"; starring Richard Conte, Vanessa Brown & Lee J. Cobb
http://www.amazon.com/Fighter-Richard-Conte/dp/B003GOOYPE/
http://www.amazon.com/Fighter-Richard-Conte-Vanessa-Brown/dp/B004HKIVU0/

listed #17 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  "The Fighter" [2010]
David O. Russell’s bio pic of fighter Mickey Ward,
starring Mark Wahlberg & Christian Bale
http://www.amazon.com/Fighter-Christian-Bale/dp/B003UESJHO/

"Fighters" TV docu (1991) /tt1346966/

"Fighting Tommy Riley" [2005]
Eddie Jones (Actor), Paul Raci (Actor), Eddie O'Flaherty (Director)
http://www.amazon.com/Fighting-Tommy-Riley-Eddie-Jones/dp/B002WG8U8Y/

"For The Love of Mike" silent short [1924] /tt0450737/
Gladys & Sadie meet Mike, a young and superstitious boxer who won't fight in his upcoming bout because it will be his 13th prizefight.

listed #43 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  "Girlfight" [2000]

"Gladiator" (1992)

"Glory Alley" [1952] Directed by Raoul Walsh /tt0044665/

"The Gloves" docufilm [2008] /tt1260666/
http://www.amazon.com/Gloves-Matt-Mochary/dp/B003YHB7JY/

"Golden Boy" (1939) /tt0031377/

"The Great White Hope" [1970] (also afro)

"The Greatest" (1977) /tt0076111/

"Grudge Match" [Warner Bros. 2013?]
Producers Billy Gerber & Mark Steven Johnson are making this senior-skewing comedy feature film about two boxers (Sylvester Stallone &
Robert DeNiro) who, 50 years after their last fight, are coaxed out of retirement for one final match; Pete Segel will direct, from a screenplay
by Tim Kelleher; Kim Basinger & Kevin Hart are signed • latest info at IMDb

"The Hammer" [The Weinstein Company March 2008]
boxing comedy starring Adam Carolla, Oswaldo Castillo • full credits at IMDb

"Hands of Stone" [The Weinstein Company Aug 2016?]
Announced 2010: Co-produced, written & directed by Venezuelan Jonathan Jakubowicz; starring Gael Garcia Bernal as five-time world boxing champ Roberto Durán of Panama; actor Oscar Jaenada is attached, and possibly Al Pacino as trainer Ray Arcel; added 3/2012: Usher has been training in London for the role of boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, while Ryan Kwanten, Michelle Rodriguez, and Robert De Niro are now attached; news 4/2013: writer & director Jakubowicz still attached, with Edgar Ramirez signed to portray Durán and De Niro as trainer Arcel
latest info at IMDbwatch official trailer [0:56] online at YouTube

"Hands of Stone: The Life and Legend of Roberto Duran" [Jan 2007] by Christian Giudice
http://www.amazon.com/Hands-Stone-Legend-Roberto-Duran/dp/1903854555/

"Hard Times" starring Charles Bronson /0767824555/

"The Harder They Fall"  [Columbia 1956]
Adaptation of Budd Schulberg’s controversial bestseller based on the true story of boxer Primo Carnera; Humphrey Bogart plays a burned-out sportswriter
employed by a crooked promoter to sell his freakish heavyweight as a legitimate contender; director Mark Robson crafts an oddly fitting finale to Bogart’s
legendary career, and lands a few devastating shots at the reputation of the 'Sweet Science'; also starring Rod Steiger

"Hot News" [1953]
boxer turned reporter fights the mob to clean up the sport; directed by Edward Bernds; starring Stanley Clements & Gloria Henry
http://www.amazon.com/Hot-News-Stanley-Clements/dp/B0044HVKB8/

"Johnny" [Anonymous Content 2013?]
Announced 8/2012: The life story of boxer Johnny Tapia who won belts in the featherweight, junior and world
bantam-weight divisions; co-written by Eddie Alcazar & Bettina Gilois, to be directed by Alcazar;
Shiloh Fernandez is signed to star • not yet listed at IMDb

"Tapia" documentary [] /tt2260052/
autobiography "Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)" []

"The Kid" [1997] /tt0159507/
90-minute young teen boxing drama with Rod Steiger

"Kid Dynamite" [1943] starring Leo Gorcey and the Eastside Kids /tt0036073/

"Kid Galahad" [1937] with Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart & Bette Davis /tt0029080/

"Kid Galahad" remake [1962] with Charles Bronson & Elvis Presley

"Knuckle" [12/2011] /tt1606259/
documentary on Irish bare-knuckle boxing

"The Legendary Champions (1882-1929)"  [indep Oct 1968]
'The Legendary Champions' heavyweight boxing documentary  77-minute documentary about the early years of heavyweight boxing; shown on H.B.O. and E.S.P.N.; Oscar-nominated for Best Documentary Feature Written & directed by Harry Chapin; narrated by Norman Rose; featuring archive footage of Georges Carpentier, James J. Corbett, Jack Dempsey, Wyatt Earp {as referee of the Bob Fitzsimmons-Tom Sharkey bout}, James J. Jeffries, Theodore Roosevelt, Jack Sharkey, Tom Sharkey, John L. Sullivan, Gene Tunney & Jess Willard
DVD not available • VHS [8/00] for $18.75
Eurpac VHS [8/89] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbwatch ESPN version online [1:09:41] at YouTube

"The Main Event"  [First Artists/Warner Bros. 1979] /tt0079510/
starring Barbra Streisand & Ryan O'Neal
http://www.amazon.com/Main-Event-Barbra-Streisand/dp/B00006FDCE/

"Getting In Shape For The Main Event" (1979) (TV) /tt0260925/

"The Milky Way" []
Directed by Leo McCarey; starring Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou
http://www.amazon.com/Milky-Way-Harold-Lloyd/dp/B003AILWUQ/

won Best Picture Oscar   Clint Eastwood won Best Director Oscar   Hilary Swank won the Best Actress Oscar   Morgan Freeman won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar   "Million Dollar Baby" [2004]
Directed by Clint Eastwood; full credits from IMDb

"Monkey On My Back" [1957]

"More Than Famous" [2003]
http://www.amazon.com/More-Than-Famous-Carlos-Hernandez/dp/B004LVTT9M/

"Paz" [Verdi Prodns 2013?]
Announced 1/2012: Ben Younger has just signed on to direct the script by Angelo Pizzo; film will follow the true-life
tale of pugilist Vinny Pazienza, who broke his neck in a car accident and was told he’d never walk again; he refused to
give into that prognosis, and ended up winning three more world titles despite his injury • latest info at IMDb

"Prison Shadows" [1936] /tt0028140/

"The Prizefighter and The Lady"
[M.G.M./Loew's Nov 1933]
Produced & directed by W.S. Van Dyke; co-written by Frances Marion [1886-1973]; starring Myrna Loy, Max Baer,
Primo Carnera, Jack Dempsey, Walter Huston & Otto Kruger; Oscar nomination for Best Original Script • full credits from IMDb
http://www.amazon.com/Prizefighter-Lady-DVD-Myrna-Loy/dp/B004YQSAKS/

Hitchcock's "The Ring" [1927 silent] /tt0018328/

listed #3 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  Magic Lantern's Rocky Balboa Page

"The Set-Up" [R.K.O. March 1949]
The Set-Up 1949 movie poster directed by Robert Wise, starring Robert Ryan  An aging but optimistic boxer is caught between a loving wife who wants him to quit the ring and a manager who has taken money from a tough gambler for the boxer to take a 'dive' – without telling the boxer. Directed by Robert Wise; cinematography by Milton R. Krasner; starring Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter, Wallace Ford, Percy Helton, Hal Baylor & Darryl Hickman
Turner b&w DVD [7/2004] for $17.99
Warner b&w VHS [11/2001] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb

"Sock and Run" [Weiss Brothers/Artclass 1929] /tt1195837/ starring 'Snub' Pollard

"Solid Ivory" [Hal Roach Studios/Pathé Oct 1925]
Produced & written by Hal Roach, directed by Ralph Ceder, starring Earl Mohan & Billy Engle
available as part of the "Silent Comedy Marathon, Volume 4" DVD [2014] with six other shorts
Alpha Video b&w silent DVD [6/2014] for $5.98

"Somebody Up There Likes Me" [1956]
starring Paul Newman /tt0049778/

"Southpaw" [The Weinstein Company release July 2015?]  
Announced 10/2010: DreamWorks put the script into turnaround in August, M.G.M. snapped it up, with distribution by Sony.
'A gritty boxing drama' directed by Antoine Fuqua, co-written by Eminem & Kurt Sutter; starring rapper Eminem; added 2/2013:
Eminem is instead focusing on his music career; The Weinstein Company bought the rights in turnaround from Sony & M.G.M.
latest info at IMDb

"Spirit of Youth" []
Joe Louis (Actor), Clarence Muse (Actor), Harry L. Fraser (Director)
http://www.amazon.com/Spirit-Youth-Joe-Louis/dp/B004H1UAB2/
The story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which parallels the life of Joe Louis.

"Title Shot" []
Starring Tony Curtis and Michael Wincott

"Toby Tortoise Returns" 7½-minute cartoon [Disney 1936 Silly Symphony]
the Tortoise and the Hare set up a return match: boxing

listed #33 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  "Twenty Four Seven" [1997]

"Undefeated" [TV 2003] /tt0327951/

"Whiplash" [Warner Bros. 1948]
An artist falls for a mystery woman and pursues her to the Big Apple, then ends up fighting for the middleweight championship!; directed by
Lewis Seiler; starring Dane Clark, Alexis Smith, Eve Arden, scar-faced Douglas Kennedy, Zachary Scott, Barbara Billingsly, Gigi Perreau


Weight  Classes  for  Boxing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weight_class_(boxing)

weight limit {pounds / kg}class/es
unlimitedheavyweight
200 / 90.7cruiserweight
175 / 79.4light heavyweight
168 / 76.2super middleweight
160 / 72.5middleweight
154 / 69.9super welterweight / light middleweight
147 / 66.7welterweight
140 / 63.5super lightweight / junior welterweight
135 / 61.2lightweight
130 / 59.0super featherweight /junior lightweight
126 / 57.2featherweight
122 / 55.3super bantamweight / junior featherweight
118 / 53.5bantamweight
115 / 52.2super flyweight / junior bantamweight
112 / 50.8flyweight
108 / 49.0light flyweight / junior flyweight
105 / 47.6minimumweight / mini flyweight
102 / 46.3light minimumweight / atomweight


Muhammad  Ali  [1942-2016]  Department
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali_in_media_and_popular_culture#Movies_and_television

Muhammad Ali The Greatest Collection on DVD   "Muhammad Ali: The Greatest Collection" DVD Box Set [2000]
H.B.O. Home Video DVD [8/00] for $39.99
contains footage of three of Ali's greatest fights: I Shook Up The World: Clay vs. Liston (1964), Rumble In The Jungle: Ali vs. Foreman (1974), and Thrilla In Manila: Ali vs. Frazier III (1975), running time 191 minutes
H.B.O. Home Video color/b&w DVD [10/99] out of prodn/many used
contains same footage of three of Ali's greatest fights plus featurette "Muhammad Ali: Boxing's Best" AND bonus CD-ROM "The Ali Influence" for 289 minutes (almost 5 hours) of material
Ultimate Ali Collection DVD box set   "The Ultimate Ali Collection" DVD Box Set [2007]
includes 3 documentary films from E.S.P.N.: "Ali's Dozen" [Dec 2006],
"Ali Rap" [Dec 2006], and "Ali's 65" [Jan 2007]

E.S.P.N. color DVD set [6/2007] 3 disks out of prodn/used

"a.k.a. Cassius Clay" documentary [1970]

"Ali The Fighter" aka "The Fighters" documentary [1974]

listed #30 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  "When We Were Kings" boxing docu [1996]
http://www.amazon.com/When-Were-Kings-Muhammad-Ali/dp/B00007ELEK/

listed #39 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  "Ali" [2000]

"Ali Rap" TV documentary [E.S.P.N. Dec 2006] /tt0912606/
Starring Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Adam Carolla
http://www.amazon.com/Ali-Rap-Muhammad/dp/B002WNUVG6/

"Ali's Dozen" TV documentary [E.S.P.N. Dec 2006] /tt0871517/
Starring Muhammad Ali, George Chuvalo, George Forman and Bob Goodman
http://www.amazon.com/Alis-Dozen-Muhammad-Ali/dp/B002WNUVH0/

"Ali's 65" TV documentary [E.S.P.N. Jan 2007] /tt0944174/

"Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight" [H.B.O. Films 2012?]  
Announced 2/2012: Oscar-nominee Christopher Plummer is signed, to be directed by Stephen Frears, also
starring Frank Langella; story details the legal fight between Ali and the U.S. government when Ali became
a conscientious objector to the Vietnam War • latest info at IMDb



Other  Boxing  Greats


James Walter 'Cinderella Man' Braddock [1905-74]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_J._Braddock


James J. 'Gentleman Jim' Corbett [1866-1933]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_J._Corbett

"Gentleman Jim" [1942]
World heavyweight champion James J. Corbett wrote his autobiography under the title "The Roar of The Crowd"; it was serialized by The Saturday Evening Post in six weekly installments during October/November 1894. The following year, G.P. Putnam's Sons published it in book form, marketing it as the "True Tale of The Rise and Fall of A Champion". The story was made into a Hollywood motion picture starring Errol Flynn as Corbett.


Roberto Durán [b. 1951]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roberto_Dur%C3%A1n


Jake La Motta [b. 1922]

listed #1 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  "Raging Bull" [1980] /tt0081398/
Directed by Martin Scorsese

"Raging Bull: My Story" (Aug 22, 1997) by Jake La Motta, Joseph Carter, Peter Savage & Nick Tosches
http://www.amazon.com/Raging-Bull-Story-Jake-Motta/dp/0306808080/


Charles L. 'Sonny' Liston [1929?-70]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Liston

"Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of A Champion (1995 TV movie) /tt0262780/

"The Devil and Sonny Liston" [4/2000] by Nick Tosches

"Charles 'Sonny' Liston" [2001] episode of "ESPN SportsCentury" TV series /tt0568239/


Joe Louis [1914-81]

"The Joe Louis Story" [United Artists 1953]
starring Coley Wallace /tt0045936/


Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini [b. 1961]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Mancini
"Heart of A Champion: The Ray Mancini Story" TV movie [1985] /tt0089261/
"The Good Son: The Life of Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini" [Free Press] by Mark Kriegel 9780743286350


Rocky Marciano [1923-69]
http://www.rockymarciano.net/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Marciano

"Rocky Marciano" feature film [1998]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Marciano_(film)


Sugar Ray Robinson [1921-89]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugar_Ray_Robinson

second son Ray Robinson II [b. 1949]

"Pound For Pound: A Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson" [HarperCollins, 2005] by Herb Boyd & Ray Robinson II

"Sweet Thunder" [2013?]
Announced 10/2012: The story of legendary boxer Sugar Ray Robinson, particularly the early part of his career when he tried to make strides in the sport
without getting mixed up in organized crime; based on the 2009 book "Sweet Thunder: The Life And Times of Sugar Ray Robinson" by Wil Haygood;
David Oyelowo is set to portray Sugar Ray Robinson • latest info at IMDb
http://www.amazon.com/Sweet-Thunder-Times-Robinson-Borzoi/dp/1400044979/


Michael Gerard 'Mike' Tyson [b. 1966]

"Tyson" docu [2009] Directed by James Toback



Books  About  Boxing  &  Movies

Champs and Bums boxing anthology by edited by Bucklin Moon  "Champs and Bums" [stories 1954] Edited by Bucklin Moon
"Superb writers [and] their greatest stories of the men who live - and sometimes die - in the world's most savage game"; contributing authors include Nelson Algren, Ernest Hemingway, William Saroyan, Budd Schulberg & Irwin Shaw
Lion Books mass pb [1954] out of print/used
The Last Round boxing novel by Frank O'Rourke   "The Last Round" boxing novel [1956] by Frank O'Rourke
Perma Books mass pb [1956] out of print/used
Wm. Morrow hardcover [1956] out of print/used
Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told anthology edited by Jeff Silverman  "The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told: Thirty-Six Incredible Tales From The Ring"
[2002] Edited by Jeff Silverman

36 short stories by Nellie Bly, Heywood Broun, Jimmy Cannon, Ralph Ellison, Paul Gallico, Pete Hamill, Dashiell Hammett, William Hazlitt, Homer, Ring Lardner, A.J. Liebling, Jack London, Norman Mailer, Jim Murray, Joyce Carol Oates, George Plimpton, Damon Runyon, Rod Serling, Irwin Shaw, Red Smith, Gene Tunney, and others
Lyons Press pb [11/2004] for $10.21
Lyons Press 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2002] out of print/used
Fight Pictures, History of Boxing & Early Cinema book by Dan Streible  
"Fight Pictures: A History of Boxing and Early Cinema" [2008]
by Dan Streible

Univ CA Press 9x6 pb [4/2008] for $26.95
Univ CA Press 9x6 hardcover [4/2008] for $65.00
Encyclopedia of Sports Films book by Edgington, Erskine & Welsh  "Encyclopedia of Sports Films" [2011]
by K. Edgington & Thomas Erskine, with James M. Welsh

Kindle Edition from Scarecrow Press [1/2011] for $67.99 {sic]
Scarecrow Press 10½x7½ hardcover [1/2011] for $68.07
At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing book from Library of America  "At The Fights: American Writers On Boxing" [2011]
Edited by George Kimball & John Schulian, Foreword by Colum McCann

contributors include Sherwood Anderson, James Baldwin, Heywood Broun, Jimmy Cannon, Irvin S. Cobb, Bob Considine, Paul Gallico, Pete Hamill, Murray Kempton, editor Kimball, John Lardner, A.J. Liebling (2), Jack London, Norman Mailer, H.L. Mencken, Joyce Carol Oates, George Plimpton, Budd Schulberg (2), editor Schulian, Red Smith, Gay Talese, Gene Tunney, Richard Wright, many others
Kindle Edition from Library of America [8/2012] for $9.99
Library of America 9¼x6 pb [8/2012] for $12.62
Library of America 9¼x67frac12 hardcover [3/2011] for $22.51
The Boxer and Boxing in American Cinema book by Leger Grindon  
"Knockout: The Boxer and Boxing In American Cinema" [2011]
by Leger Grindon

Kindle Edition from Univ Press of MS [6/2011] for $44.00 {sic}
Univ Press of MS hardcover [6/2011] for $55.00
At the Fights photography book by Howard Schatz  "At The Fights: Inside The World of Professional Boxing" [2012]
Photographs by Howard Schatz, Foreword by Jim Lampler

Sports Illustrated 14x11 coffeetable hardcover [11/2012] for $47.25
"On Boxing" [2/1987] by Joyce Carol Oates

"Boxing's Best Short Stories" [4/2001] by Paul D. Staudohar
http://www.amazon.com/Boxings-Stories-Sports-Paperback-Chicago/dp/1556524242/

"Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage" [10/2006] by Budd Schulberg & Hugh McIlvanney
http://www.amazon.com/Ringside-Treasury-Reportage-Budd-Schulberg/dp/1566637074/

"The Boxer: The True Story of Holocaust Survivor Harry Haft" [] graphic novel by Reinhard Kleist
SelfMadeHero/Abrams, $22.95 paperback, 9781906838775


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Native American Film Festival at 'Readers of the Purple Sage' Bookstore
Oscar-Winning Western Movies Page at 'Readers of the Purple Sage' Bookstore
Philosophy Film Festival at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore
Pirate Film Festival at Magic Lantern
Political Film Festival at Magic Lantern
Railroad Film Festival at Spirit of America Bookstore
'Rat Race' Film Festival at Magic Lantern
Road Movies Film Festival at Magic Lantern
Rock Music Film Festival at Spirit of America Bookstore
Samurai Films at Magic Lantern
Science Fiction Film Festival at Magic Lantern
'Shakespeare On Film' Festival at Magic Lantern
Sherlock Holmes Film Festival at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore
Sports Film Festival Pages at Magic Lantern
War [& Anti-War] Film Festival Pages at Magic Lantern
Western Movies Film Festival at 'Readers of the Purple Sage' Bookstore

... and others on the Online Film Festivals Index Page


Magic Lantern's Sports Film Festival Pages
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basketball movies   •   boxing movies «« you are here   •   football movies   •   golf movies
hockey movies   •   horse racing movies   •   running / track & field
wrestling movies   •   other sports   •   top 50 sports movies

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