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      Requiem for a Heavyweight

      1956 1 hr. 13 min. Drama Sports List
      Reviews A tough boxer with rural roots, Harlan "Mountain" McClintock (Jack Palance) has been in the ring for years and is an accomplished fighter. Unfortunately, McClintock's extensive time sparring has worn him down, and he is advised to stop boxing. However, Maish Rennick (Keenan Wynn), his unscrupulous manager, wants to keep McClintock in fights in order to bet against him. With the help of a lovely social worker (Kim Hunter), McClintock attempts to move on from his violent line of work. Read More Read Less

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      Synopsis A tough boxer with rural roots, Harlan "Mountain" McClintock (Jack Palance) has been in the ring for years and is an accomplished fighter. Unfortunately, McClintock's extensive time sparring has worn him down, and he is advised to stop boxing. However, Maish Rennick (Keenan Wynn), his unscrupulous manager, wants to keep McClintock in fights in order to bet against him. With the help of a lovely social worker (Kim Hunter), McClintock attempts to move on from his violent line of work.
      Director
      Ralph Nelson
      Screenwriter
      Rod Serling
      Production Co
      CBS Television Network, Playhouse 90
      Genre
      Drama, Sports
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jul 30, 2020
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