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Kid Galahad (1962)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1962 Wide

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This musical boxing drama finds Walter (Elvis Presley) as a recently discharged soldier looking forwork in New York's Catskill Mountains. He happens across Grogan's Gym, a boxing emporium that helps perfect the "gentle art." Proprioter Willie Grogan (Gig Young) and trainer Lew (Charles Bronson) run the camp for aspiring pugilists. Walter saves Grogan's long suffering girlfriend Rose (Joan Blackman) from an assault by a gangster when he knocks out the goon. He earns the nickname "Kid Galahad" and

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Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics

Dec 6, 2005

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Kid Galahad is a real mixed bag, with some half-baked ideas and some unwanted detours.

June 24, 2010 Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid
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So typical Elvis musical with so-so songs.

March 2, 2008
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Formulaic and completely predictable. Would have been nice to see Elvis get a substantial role in a substantial film once in a while. What a waste.
December 3, 2009
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Randy Tippy

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As long as you realize that Elvis movies are just a vehicle to put his singing butt on TV, you can enjoy the movie no matter how corny the story is.
January 25, 2009
Redlats

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the original is far superior in all aspects but for an elvis movie this one isn't bad.
August 16, 2007
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jay nixon

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One of his better movies.
March 4, 2008
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