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Body and Soul (1947)

104 min - Drama - 9 November 1947
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Charley Davis, against the wishes of his mother, becomes a boxer. As he becomes more successful the fighter becomes surrounded by shady characters, including an unethical promoter named Roberts, who tempt the man with a number of vices. Charley finds himself faced with increasingly difficult choices.

Director:  Robert Rossen
Stars:  John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere, William Conrad, Joseph Pevney, Lloyd Gough, Canada Lee, Art Smith, James Burke, Virginia Gregg, Peter Virgo, Joe Devlin, Shimen Ruskin

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Charley Davis, against the wishes of his mother, becomes a boxer. As he becomes more successful the fighter becomes surrounded by shady characters, including an unethical promoter named Roberts, who tempt the man with a number of vices. Charley finds himself faced with increasingly difficult choices.



Tagline: All for you...

Genres: Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  9 November 1947

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Enterprise Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 44 min

Academy Award Nominations 

ACTOR — John Garfield {“Charlie Davis”}
FILM EDITING — Francis Lyon, Robert Parrish – WON
WRITING (Original Screenplay) — Abraham Polonsky


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