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Libel

It’s a word that gets flung about carelessly, particularly in today’s heated political climate.

But, in this movie’s case, it’s used as a comedic plot device. 955 more words

The Prizefighter and the Lady

Max Baer and Myrna Loy in a publicity still for The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933).  While at MGM, Howard Hawks developed the project for MGM stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow, but without any real power at the studio, Max and Myrna were cast instead.  60 more words

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The Prizefighter and the Lady

Boxer Primo Carnera behind the scenes of The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) with Myrna Loy.  Primo had 22 acting credits dating back to 1931, often in Italy, and through Hercules Unchained in 1957.  10 more words

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The Prizefighter and the Lady

Myrna Loy as Belle Morgan in The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933).   Myrna was a terrific star in Hollywood’s golden age, but she was miscast in a role that was conceived by Howard Hawks for Jean Harlow.  18 more words

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The Prizefighter and the Lady

Max Baer and Myrna Loy in a publicity still for The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933).  The following year, Myrna made The Thin Man, a beloved series with William Powell, including six features through 1947.  24 more words

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The Prizefighter and the Lady

Publicity still for The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) with a spoiler alert.  Max and Primo were real professional boxers of the day.  A real boxer, Tony Bellew, was used in the recent Rocky update, as the opponent of Apollo Johnson in Creed (2015).

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The Prizefighter and the Lady

Former world heavyweight boxing champion (1919-1926) Jack Dempsey played himself as a promoter in The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) with Myrna Loy and Max Baer.

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