The Fighter (1952 film)

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The Fighter
The Fighter FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Herbert Kline
Produced by Alex Gottlieb
Screenplay by Aben Kandel
Herbert Kline
Based on "The Mexican"
by Jack London
Music by Vincente Gomez
Cinematography James Wong Howe
Edited by Edward Mann
Alex Gottlieb Productions
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • May 23, 1952 (1952-05-23)
Running time
78 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Fighter is a 1952 American boxing film based on the short story "The Mexican" by Jack London. The film is directed by Herbert Kline and produced by Alex Gottlieb. Kline and Aben Kandel wrote the adapted screenplay. The film was released by United Artists in the United States on May 23, 1952.


A boxer, in Mexico, sets out to avenge the murder of his family by using the money from his winnings to purchase weapons.


Further reading[edit]

  • Romano, Frederick V. (2004). "The Fighter". The Boxing Filmography: American Features, 1920–2003. pp. 58–59. ISBN 978-0-7864-1793-3. 

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