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The Joe Louis Story

The Joe Louis Story (1953)

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Release Date: Sep 18, 1953 Wide

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Coley Wallace plays the title role in The Joe Louis Story. Told in flashback, the film recounts the pugilistic career of "the Brown Bomber" from the early 1930s to his misguided comeback attempt opposite Rocky Marciano in 1951. The film's high point is Louis' defeat of Germany's Max Schmeling; its low point (dramatically, not quality-wise) is the breakup of Louis's marriage. Evidently for legal reasons, most of the character names in the film are fictional. Many of the fight scenes are culled

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Sub-mediocre bio about Brown Bomber that should have been better.

October 23, 2008
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It's only the boxing footage that gives the film some life.

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