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The Set-Up (1949)

73 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 2 April 1949
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Stoker Thompson is a 35-year-old has-been boxer. His once-promising fighting career has come crashing to the end. Tiny, Stoker's manager, is sure he will continue to lose fights, so he takes money for a "dive" from a mobster, but is so sure that Thompson will lose that he doesn't tell the boxer about the set-up. At the beginning of the last round of the vicious boxing match he learns of the fix.

Director:  Robert Wise
Writers:  Joseph Moncure March
Stars:  Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter, Wallace Ford, Percy Helton, Hal Baylor, Darryl Hickman, James Edwards, David Clarke, Phillip Pine, Edwin Max, Kevin O'Morrison

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Stoker Thompson is a 35-year-old has-been boxer. His once-promising fighting career has come crashing to the end. Tiny, Stoker's manager, is sure he will continue to lose fights, so he takes money for a "dive" from a mobster, but is so sure that Thompson will lose that he doesn't tell the boxer about the set-up. At the beginning of the last round of the vicious boxing match he learns of the fix.



Tagline: I want a man...not a human punching bag!

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  2 April 1949

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Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 13 min

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