The Contender

  • 1944
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Sports

Buster Crabbe plays a truck driver who turns to prizefighting to keep his kid in an expensive military academy (shades of CITY OF CONQUEST), but he ends up on the skids due to hooch and a money-grabbing blonde. Luckily, his old friends come to his rescue in the nick of time. He makes up with his old girl friend and has a happy reunion with his son, who,...read more

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Buster Crabbe plays a truck driver who turns to prizefighting to keep his kid in an expensive military academy (shades of CITY OF CONQUEST), but he ends up on the skids due to hooch and a money-grabbing blonde. Luckily, his old friends come to his rescue in the nick of time. He makes up

with his old girl friend and has a happy reunion with his son, who, it turns out, didn't want to go to the swanky school anyway.

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