- Body and Soul (1947) The influence of Body and Soul (1947) can be seen in every boxing film that followed, including such classics as Champion (1949) and Raging Bull (1980). Gritty realism, harsh lighting and a cynical view of the sport became the standard for fight films after the popular success of Body and Soul.
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Body and Soul. Approved | 1h 44min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport | 9 November 1947 (USA) A talented boxer's young career hits difficult terrain when an unethical promoter takes interest in him.
- Robert Rossen
Oct 09, 1981 · Body and Soul. R | 1h 49min | Drama, Sport | 9 October 1981 (USA) A young man struggles to become a boxing champ, but success blinds him. It is only through the love of his girlfriend that he is brought back to reality.
- George Bowers
Body and Soul is a 1947 American film noir sports drama directed by Robert Rossen and starring John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere, and William Conrad. The screenplay by Abraham Polonsky is partly based on the 1939 film Golden Boy.
Mar 26, 2002 · Body and Soul is but one great film in John Garfield's shortened career. With the pressure of the Committee over him, and his deteriorating health, Garfield died at age 39. Great Film, great performance, and the predecessor of Brando, James Dean, and many others.
Movie Info When amateur boxer Charley Davis (John Garfield) wins his first big match, he attracts the interest of small-time promoter Quinn (William Conrad). After Davis' father (Art Smith) is...
Body and Soul Season 1 (92) 1993 13+ Based on Marcelle Bernstein's novel, this sprawling mini-series follows the life of Sister Gabriel (Kristin Scott Thomas), a nun who's forced to leave the convent when her brother's death disrupts the family's business.
Body and Soul - John Garfield in the 1947 Boxing Drama, BODY AND SOUL The impassioned populist idealism of the 1930s was nowhere more trenchantly and lastingly championed than in the politics-heavy stage productions of The Group Theater, especially in Clifford Odets's blazingly topical plays Waiting for Lefty, Awake and Sing and Golden Boy.
- Robert Rossen, Robert Aldrich
- John Garfield