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Gentleman Jim

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5 /10
Average Rating
7.00 /10
Errol Flynn , Alan Hale , Alexis Smith
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Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Written by: Vincent Lawrence, Horace McCoy from James J. Corbett's book

Released: 1942
Origin: US
Colour: BW
Length: 104

Bank clerk James J. Corbett (Errol Flynn, pictured right) turns world-beating prize-fighter.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Entertaining sports biopic with a dynamic leading performance, energetic action well handled by director Walsh, and an unashamedly pro-boxing stance. It is, however, a highly fictitious account of its subject's life; he married three times in reality; the film confines him to one.

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