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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