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Gentleman Jim

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  Gentleman Jim Review
Tookey's Rating
5 /10
 
Average Rating
7.00 /10
 
Starring
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
   
Genre: SPORTS
BIOPIC
   
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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