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Gentleman Jim (25-Nov-1942)

Director: Raoul Walsh

Writers: Vincent Lawrence; Horace McCoy

Based on a book: The Roar of the Crowd by James J. Corbett (memoir)

Music by: Heinz Roemheld

Producer: Robert Buckner

Keywords: Sports Drama, Boxing, Biography

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ward Bond
9-Apr-1903 5-Nov-1960 Wagon Train
Jack Carson
27-Oct-1910 2-Jan-1963 Two Guys From Milwaukee
Errol Flynn
20-Jun-1909 14-Oct-1959 Robin Hood
William Frawley
26-Feb-1887 3-Mar-1966 Fred on I Love Lucy
Alan Hale, Sr.
10-Feb-1892 22-Jan-1950 The Adventures of Robin Hood
John Loder
3-Jan-1898 26-Dec-1988 Sabotage
Alexis Smith
8-Jun-1921 9-Jun-1993 Here Comes the Groom
Minor Watson
22-Dec-1889 28-Jul-1965 Guadalcanal Diary
Rhys Williams
31-Dec-1897 28-May-1969 The Bells of St. Mary's


Errol Flynn   ...   James J. Corbett
Alexis Smith   ...   Victoria Ware
Jack Carson   ...   Walter Lowrie
Alan Hale, Sr.   ...   Pat Corbett
John Loder   ...   Carlton DeWitt
William Frawley   ...   Billy Delaney
Minor Watson   ...   Buck Ware
Ward Bond   ...   John L. Sullivan
Madeleine LeBeau   ...   Anna Held
Rhys Williams   ...   Harry Watson
Arthur Shields   ...   Fr. Burke
Dorothy Vaughan   ...   Ma Corbett


Review by anonymous (posted on 17-Jun-2006)

Finest boxing story ever portrayed on film. Flynn was perfect as James J Corbett since he was a former boxer himself and his personality lent well to the storyline. This is a movie you can watch over and over and always be entertained. Great cast of supporting actors in Jack Oakey, Alexis Smith, and Ward Bond. An excellent period piece, love story and loosely woven tale of a true story in American history.

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