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Thumbnail for The Harder They Fall (1956) The Harder They Fall (1956)

Basics Critics:68Viewers:68Rusty:76
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/Thriller, SportsNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: Film noir, Black-and-white, Thriller, Sports, Crime Fiction, Film à clef, Crime Drama, DramaRuntime: 108 - 109 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: New York CityDirector: Mark RobsonScreenwriter: Philip YordanBased on: The Harder They FallMusic: Hugo FriedhoferCinematography: Burnett GuffeyStars: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Max Baer, Jr., Carlos Montalbán, Jack Albertson, Edward Andrews, Jersey Joe WalcottProducer: Philip YordanAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Burnett Guffey)Award details: (details at IMDb)

The Harder They Fall is a 1956 film noir directed by Mark Robson, featuring Humphrey Bogart in his last film. It was written by Philip Yordan and based on the 1947 novel of the same name by Budd Schulberg. The drama tells a "thinly disguised à clef account of the Primo Carnera boxing scandal," with the challenger based on Carnera and the champ based on Max Baer; previously both Baer and Carnera had starred in The Prizefighter and the Lady, in which Carnera is the world champ and Baer is his challenger. Bogart's character, Eddie Willis, is based on the career of boxing writer and event promoter Harold Conrad.

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