William Holden (above), Barbara Stanwyck, Lee J. Cobb
Low blows meet high art when a violinist abandons the stage for the ring. Clifford Odets's literary vinegar is turned to honeyed hokum.
Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, Alan Hale
Flynn (below) gives a perfectly judged performance as James J. Corbett, the brash, quick-witted San Francisco bank clerk who KO'd the great John L. Sullivan for the heavyweight title in 1892.
Body and Soul
John Garfield (below), Lilli Palmer