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Old 01-31-2013, 10:12 AM   #6
AlFrancis
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Default Re: Boxing Writers on the Take in the Golden Era

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Originally Posted by john garfield View Post
To get a real good picture of that, see THE HARDER THEY FALL, starring Humphrey Bogart, where a crooked promoter bribes a top sports writer (Bogart) beset by bills to hype an inept Argentine giant's fixed fights until he gets a shot at the heavyweight title, and the promoter cashes in betting against his own fighter.
Great film, I watched it recently.
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