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Body and Soul

Directed by Robert Rossen
1947    1h 44m    Not Rated
7.692%88%
Charley Davis wins an amateur boxing match and is taken on by promoter Quinn. Charley's mother doesn't want him to fight, but when Charley's father is accidentally killed, Charley sets up a fight for money. His career blooms as he wins fight after fight, but soon an unethical promoter named Roberts begins to show an interest in Charley, and Charley finds himself faced with increasingly difficult choices.
Cast of Body and Soul
  • John GarfieldCharley Davis
  • Lilli PalmerPeg Born
  • Hazel BrooksAlice
  • Anne RevereAnna Davis
  • William ConradQuinn
  • Joseph PevneyShorty Polaski
  • Lloyd GoughRoberts
  • Canada LeeBen Chaplin
  • Larry AnzaloneFighter Being Knocked Out (uncredited)
  • Al BainClub Patron (uncredited)
  • Steve BentonFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Eddie BordenFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Paul BradleyFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • James BurkeArnold (uncredited)
  • George M. CarletonPrizefight Doctor (uncredited)
  • James CarlisleFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Wheaton ChambersBen's Doctor (uncredited)
  • Mary CurrierMiss Tedder (uncredited)
  • Sayre DearingBartender (uncredited)
  • Joe DevlinPrince (uncredited)
  • Artie DorellJack Marlow (uncredited)
  • Al EbenTaxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Caferino GarciaBoxer in Training Camp (uncredited)
  • Herschel GrahamFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Joe GrayCornerman (uncredited)
  • Virginia GreggIrma (uncredited)
  • Stuart HallObserver at Scene (uncredited)
  • John IndrisanoDavis-Marlowe Fight Referee (uncredited)
  • Sheldon JettSam - Pool Hall Proprietor (uncredited)
  • Milton KibbeeDan - Marlowe's Manager (uncredited)
  • Mike LallyTimekeeper (uncredited)
  • Glen LeeMarino (uncredited)
  • Theodore LorchMan at Weigh-in (uncredited)
  • Wilbur MackFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • George MagrillFight Stadium Cop (uncredited)
  • Pat McKeeFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Sid MeltonPrizefight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Harold MillerFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Forbes MurrayWeigh-in Official (uncredited)
  • William H. O'BrienBartender (uncredited)
  • Charles PerryCornerman (uncredited)
  • Paul PowerParty Guest (uncredited)
  • Mike RaganRing Photographer (uncredited)
  • Bob ReevesPolice Officer (uncredited)
  • Frank RiggiBoxer in Training Camp (uncredited)
  • Cyril RingVictor - Butler (uncredited)
  • Shimen RuskinShimen, the Grocer (uncredited)
  • Tim RyanJack Shelton (uncredited)
  • Art SmithDavid Davis (uncredited)
  • Larry SteersFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Bert StevensParty Guest (uncredited)
  • Dan TobeyFight Announcer (uncredited)
  • Sid TroyParty Guest (uncredited)
  • George TyneCharlie's Friend (uncredited)
  • Sailor VincentFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • Peter VirgoDrummer (uncredited)
  • John WaldRingside Announcer (uncredited)
  • Ulysses WilliamsBoxer Getting Knocked Out (uncredited)
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