Drama

The Joe Louis Story (1953)

Director: Robert Gordon
Actors: Coley Wallace, Hilda Simms, Paul Stewart, John Marley
Runtime: 88 min.

The story of Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis (aka The Brown Bomber) told in flashbacks. Many of the fight scenes are culled from actual archive footage of Joe Louis boxing matches.

Trivia: Coley Wallace was a real boxer who is the only man to have ever beaten Rocky Marciano in a boxing match, albeit as amateurs. John Marley (Mannie Seamon) was nominated for Best Supporting actor for Love Story (1970).