The Champ Reviews

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Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
January 31, 2012
This picture is a further example of clever acting saving the day, for there is little in this narrative of horse racing and pugilistic bouts that possesses much akin to originality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Variety Staff
Variety
January 31, 2012
A good picture, almost entirely by virtue of an inspired performance by a boy, Jackie Cooper.