Palooka

  • 1934
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

This amusing comedy introduced Ham Fisher's famed comic-strip pugilist to filmgoers. Here manager Knobby Walsh (wonderfully played by Jimmy Durante in his first big role) is center stage as he discovers Joe (Stuart Erwin) knocking around a gym and trains him for the inevitable big fight with the drunken champ (William Cagney, brother of Jimmy). The dialog...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (5 Credits)
Arthur Kober
Ben Ryan
Gertrude Purcell
Source (1 Credit)
Ham Fisher
Producer (1 Credit)
Edward Small
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Arthur Edeson
Editor (1 Credit)
Grant Whytock