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The Champ


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Jon Voight
Faye Dunaway Ricky Schroder.
Gambling and drink have reduced
Billy Flynn - once a world championship boxer - to eking out a living for himself and his adored son TJ at a Florida racing stable. When Billy is spotted by his wealthy ex-wife Annie at a race meeting she realises with a shock that the appealing boy with him is her child also ... so begins the greatest fight of Billy's life.
Screenplay by WALTER NEWMAN Produced by DYSON LOVELL
0 FILMS: page 23


Unknown: Jon Voight
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: Ricky Schroder.
Unknown: Billy Flynn
Unknown: Walter Newman
Produced By: Dyson Lovell
Directed By: Franco Zeffirelu
Billy: Jon Voight
Annie: Faye Dunaway
TJ: Ricky Schroder
Jackie: Jack Warden
Mike: Arthur Hill
Riley: Strother Martin
Dolly Kenyon: Joan Blondell
Josie: Mary Jo Catlett
Georgie: Elisha Cook
Charlie: Stefan Gierasch

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