The Crowd Roars (1938 film)

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The Crowd Roars
The Crowd Roars lobby card.jpg
Lobby card
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Produced by Sam Zimbalist
Written by George Bruce (story and screenplay)
Thomas Lennon
George Oppenheimer
Starring Robert Taylor
Edward Arnold
Frank Morgan
Distributed by Loew's Inc.
Release dates
  • August 5, 1938 (1938-08-05)
Running time
87-92 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $511,000[1]
Box office $2,032,000[1]

The Crowd Roars is a 1938 film starring Robert Taylor as a boxer who gets entangled in the seamier side of the sport. It was remade in 1947 as Killer McCoy, featuring Mickey Rooney in the title role.



According to MGM records the film earned $1,369,000 in the US and Canada and $663,000 elsewhere, resulting in a profit of $761,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .

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