Right Cross [DVD] [1950]

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Synopsis

Right Cross
Right Cross stars Dick Powell as cynical sportswriter Rick Gavery and Powell's wife June Allyson as boxing manager Pat O'Malley. Subbing for her incapacitated father (Lionel Barrymore), Pat grooms prizefighter Johnny Monterez (Ricardo Montalban) for the championship. Johnny holds a grudge against the world because he feels that his Mexican heritage has made him an outcast, though curiously the audience never sees any prejudice levelled against him. Gradually, Pat falls in love with the tempestuous Monterez, while Gavery, who's always carried a torch for Pat, observes from the sidelines. The film wisely avoids the usual boxing-flick cliches, most commendably during the climactic Big Bout. Marilyn Monroe appears unbilled in the opening scene as Dick Powell's dinner companion. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • June Allyson
    June Allyson - Pat O'Malley
  • Dick Powell
    Dick Powell - Rick Gavery
  • Ricardo Montalban
    Ricardo Montalban - Johnny Monterez
  • Lionel Barrymore
    Lionel Barrymore - Sean O'Malley
  • Teresa Celli
    Teresa Celli - Marian Monterez
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