1978 · Hollywood
Based on the novel by Pete Hamill, a convict begins boxing while in prison, excelling to great lengths in his newfound sport. Upon release, he begins training and pursues a career as a professional boxer. Nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor.
Beige titled wrappers. Title page present, dated November 22, 1978, noted as Final Draft, with credits for screenwriter Eric Bercovici, and novelist Pete Hamill. 119 leaves, with last page of text numbered 107. Mechanical duplication, with white, green, pink, and yellow revision pages throughout, dated variously between October 11, 1978 and November 22, 1978. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads. (Inventory #: 140083)