Body and Soul

Robert Rossen (director)
Abraham Polonsky (screenwriter)
John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere, William Conrad (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1947. Vintage reference photograph from the 1947 film noir.

An amateur prizefighter's desire for fortune and fame leads him to join a corrupt boxing syndicate, led by an unethical promoter. Widely considered one of the finest boxing films ever made, with a strong screenplay by noted screenwriter Abraham Polonsky (who would later face blacklisting in Hollywood as a result of the HUAC trials).

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

Grant US. Olive Films 452. Selby US. Silver and Ward Classic Noir. Spicer US.

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