The Fighter (1952)
Based on a short story by Jack London, this gritty drama stars Richard Conte as an adventurer who heads to El Paso, where he's joining his partners to overthrow a tyrannical Mexican leader. Flashbacks reveal why Conte has such ill will towards the leader and how his efforts in a grueling boxing match helped get funding for his cause. With Lee J. Cobb, Frank Silvera, Vanessa Brown; photographed by James Wong Howe. 78 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.