The Duke Comes Back

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The Duke Comes Back is a 1933 novel by Lucian Cary which tells the story of a retired boxing champion lured out of retirement for one final bout. It served as the basis for two films, The Duke Comes Back in 1937 and Duke of Chicago in 1949.[1]


  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Vol. 1. Pt. 1. p. 662-663.


  • "Chapter I. Vol. I". The American Film Institute catalogue of motion pictures produced in the United States. University of California Press. 1971. ISBN 0-520-21521-4.