He is willing to protect Peck with his life even if anyone so much as looks at him a#39; crosseyeda#39;. ... He gets involved with a homosexual fight promoter (Roger Hanin), gets into debt and starts to lose. ... He wants to give up boxing and buy an auto- repair shop. ... go blind if he fights again, so he begins to look for work accompanied by his faithful trainer Army (Mickey Rooney). ... The first sound movie, The Jazz Singer (WB 1927), featured the white man in black face, so offensive to blacks.
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