Monkey On My Back

  • 1957
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Sports

The monkey of the title is morphine addiction, and the back it's riding on is Cameron Mitchell's in a portrayal of former welter- and lightweight boxing champ Barney Ross. A flamboyant, high-living character, Ross takes off as a Marine for WW II and is awarded a medal for heroism at Guadalcanal. He soon contracts malaria, however, and is given more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (3 Credits)
Anthony Veiller
Paul Dudley
Producer (1 Credit)
Edward Small
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Robert E. Kent
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Maury Gertsman
Editor (1 Credit)
Grant Whytock
Musical Composer (2 Credits)
Bert Shefter
Art Director (1 Credit)
Frank Hotaling

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