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Title Champion [videorecording] / Screen Plays Corporation presents a United Artists release ; screenplay by Carl Foreman ; produced by Stanley Kramer ; directed by Mark Robson.

Imprint [Calif.?] : Republic Pictures Home Video ; Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment, [1999].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    CHA    Staff Reported Missing
Edition Fullscreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Black & white version on side A, color version on side B.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949 by Republic Pictures Corporation.
"Based on the story Champion by Ring Lardner."
Includes production notes, scene access, interactive menus.
Credits Associate producer, Robert Stillman ; director of photography, Frank Planer ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Cast Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Stewart, Luis Van Rooten, Harry Shannon, John Day, Ruth Roman, Lola Albright.
Summary Midge Kelly is a fun-loving former navy man whose life is made complex by his sudden rise to fame in professional boxing. He becomes popular after months of training and a series of fixed fights. But the champion falls from the top when he beats Johnny Dunne, a prize fighter, into the ground when he has been instructed by the syndicate to lose the fight.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Boxing -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Boxers (Sports) -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Genre/Form Sports films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Robson, Mark, 1913-1978
Kramer, Stanley
Foreman, Carl.
Planer, Franz E., 1894-1963
Douglas, Kirk, 1916-
Maxwell, Marilyn
Kennedy, Arthur, 1914-1990.
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. Champion.
Screen Plays Corporation (Firm)
United Artists Corporation
Republic Pictures Corporation.
Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0782011160
Music No. 10080 Artisan Home Entertainment

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