Stagey Socialist screed on money and the Little Man, in which a kid from the Lower East Side takes on the Mob and his conscience.
Shot in real time, long before 24, this chronicle of mendacity, venality and foolish pride is still Hollywood's most dead-on distillation of the sweet science. Ryan (left, in blue) makes a gracefully convincing fighter.
Out to Punch
Popeye, Bluto, Olive Oyl
Before their big bout, heavyweight Bluto stuffs Popeye's heavy bag with scrap iron and encases his boxing shoes in concrete. But when Olive finally breaks out the spinach....