An over-the-hill heavyweight boxing champion who suffers from the ravages of years of head trauma is exploited by his manager, despite the efforts of a compassionate young woman who tries to help him recover his self-respect.
Did You Know?
Because Ed Wynn
kept flubbing his lines during rehearsal, there was serious concern that he wouldn't be prepared to do a live drama. Consequently, Ned Glass
, who played the minor role of a bartender, secretly learned the part of Army and rehearsed privately with Jack Palance and Keenan Wynn. In the end, Ed Wynn
went on and delivered a solid performance. The making of this drama was later depicted in Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse: The Man in the Funny Suit
(1960), which was likewise directed by Ralph Nelson
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Tell me, why is it so many people have to feed off of one guy's misery? Doesn't it... Tell me Maish, doesn't it make you wanna die?