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      The Crowd Roars

      Released Aug 5, 1938 1 hr. 32 min. Drama List
      Reviews Unlikely boxing star Tommy McCoy (Robert Taylor) is led to the sport by his bum father, Brian (Frank Morgan). After accidentally killing his friend (William Gargan) during a match, Tommy forsakes boxing, only to return for the money. Teaming up with powerful bookie Jim Cain (Edward Arnold), Tommy again rises to the top, earning Cain a fortune while falling in love with his daughter, Sheila (Maureen O'Sullivan). After a mobster realizes Cain has swindled him, Tommy must take charge. Read More Read Less

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      John Kinloch California Eagle The Crowd Roars could have been great drama -- real and compelling. As it is, the picture is a rousing little opus with two or three outstanding portrayals and the usual incredible, off-key happy ending. Nov 4, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Unlikely boxing star Tommy McCoy (Robert Taylor) is led to the sport by his bum father, Brian (Frank Morgan). After accidentally killing his friend (William Gargan) during a match, Tommy forsakes boxing, only to return for the money. Teaming up with powerful bookie Jim Cain (Edward Arnold), Tommy again rises to the top, earning Cain a fortune while falling in love with his daughter, Sheila (Maureen O'Sullivan). After a mobster realizes Cain has swindled him, Tommy must take charge.
      Director
      Richard Thorpe
      Screenwriter
      George Bruce, Thomas Lennon, George Bruce, George Oppenheimer, Harry Ruskin
      Distributor
      Loew's Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
      Production Co
      Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Loew's Inc.
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Aug 5, 1938, Wide
      Release Date (DVD)
      Oct 5, 2010
      Sound Mix
      Mono