The Joe Louis Story

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Sports

Told in flashback, THE JOE LOUIS STORY is an honest, humanistic film biography that shows "the Brown Bomber" as a man, not a god, and is all the better for it. Coley Wallace, a one-time amateur boxer of some renown, plays the title role, and is an uncanny lookalike for the champ. The story begins in Detroit as Louis slowly works his way to the top, and...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Told in flashback, THE JOE LOUIS STORY is an honest, humanistic film biography that shows "the Brown Bomber" as a man, not a god, and is all the better for it. Coley Wallace, a one-time amateur boxer of some renown, plays the title role, and is an uncanny… (more)

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