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The championship battles between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling in 1936 and 1938 were legendary, as they pummeled each other in their efforts to attain the heavyweight title. With Coley Wallace, Paul Stewart, Hilda Simms, James Edwards. As a teenager, Joe was the best boxer of his group. Directed by Robert Michael Lewis. His nickname, throughout most of his career, was "The Pittsburgh Kid." TV-PG; 87 MINS; Drama, True Story; 1953; Stereo ; The career of the legendary boxer Joe Louis is recounted - including footage from many actual matches....More. Trailer.

The life and career of Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who held the title for 12 years--longer than any other boxer in history--and who had to not only …

She bought him a violin and sent him off daily to lessons. An American story.

True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.

With Joe Louis, Joe Louis Barrow Jr., Randy Roberts, Dick Gregory.

At nineteen he won the National Light Heavyweight Amateur Crown of the Golden Gloves in 1933.

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Home Series Movies Schedule Browse . Biographical film about the story of boxer Joe Louis and his rise from poverty to becoming heavyweight champion of the world. Joe Louis is considered by many fistic experts and fans as the greatest Heavyweight Boxing Champion in the sport's history. With Joe Louis, Joe Louis Barrow Jr., Randy Roberts, Dick Gregory. Schmeling took the first match by a knockout in round 12 but in the second match, Louis won with a knockout in the first round. The Joe Louis Story (1953) As a teenager, African-American Joe Louis (Coley Wallace) gives up on the violin to try his hand at boxing.

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Joe Louis is considered by many fistic experts and fans as the greatest Heavyweight Boxing Champion in the sport's history. He had a professional boxing record of 63 wins, 11 losses and 1 draw, with 14 wins by knockout. Start Your Free Trial . With Til Schweiger, Leonard Roberts, Richard Roundtree, David Paymer.

Louis received his ring name from one of his managers, John Roxborough, who found the name Joe Louis Barrow too long. With Bernie Casey, Stephen Macht, Allen Garfield, Norman Alden.

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As a teenager, African-American Joe Louis (Coley Wallace) gives up on the violin to try his hand at boxing. STARZ delivers exclusive original series and the best Hollywood hits.

Log In Start Your Free Trial . Joe Louis Arena is a defunct arena in Downtown Detroit currently undergoing demolition.

Drama, History, Biography • Movie • 1953. Directed by Steve James. Joe Louis, as much as anyone from his era, carried the hopes and dreams of the Black race on his shoulders and became the first Black hero for the whole United States. A few years later, he' s the 1934 Golden Gloves champion. The four-time Blues Music Award winner and his band perform 10 incredible tracks live in concert at the Boulder Station Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Told in flashback, THE JOE LOUIS STORY is an honest, humanistic film biography that shows "the Brown Bomber" as a man, not a god, and is all the better for it.

The Joe Louis Story is a 1953 film noir drama sport film directed by Robert Gordon and starring Coley Wallace, Hilda Silmms and Paul Stewart. Find previews for action, drama, romance, comedy, fantasy, science-fiction, family, adventure, horror films and more!

Plot. He goes pro, trains with Chappie Blackburn (James Edwards), and enjoys an unprecedented string of victories. The Super Fight was a fictional boxing match between Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali shot in 1969 and released in 1970. Born into a poor family, Joe Louis's mother felt the only way her son could escape poverty was through music. An American story. A few years later, he' s the 1934 Golden Gloves champion. Follow STARZ. On his way there, young Joe would pass by a boxing gym. William David "Billy" Conn (October 8, 1917 – May 29, 1993) was an Irish American professional boxer and Light Heavyweight Champion famed for his fights with Joe Louis. She bought him a violin and sent him off daily to lessons.

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling refers to two separate fights between the two which are among boxing's most talked about bouts.