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The Harder They Fall

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An obviously ailing [[Performer~P7027~Humphrey Bogart~humphreybogart]] made his final screen appearance in The Harder They Fall. Adapted from a novel by [[Performer~P164679~Budd Schulberg~buddschulberg]], the film is a thinly disguised a clef account of the Primo Carnera boxing scandal. Bogart is cast as unemployed newspaperman Eddie Willis, who sells his soul down the river when he signs on as press agent for slimy fight manager Nick Benko ([[Performer~P67882~Rod Steiger~rodsteiger]]). It is Willis' job...more

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