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Leger Grindon

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781604739886

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604739886.001.0001

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“Down for the Count”

“Down for the Count”

Critique of the Success Ethic in the Boxing Film

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(p.73) 3 “Down for the Count”
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Knockout
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Leger Grindon

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604739886.003.0003

This chapter discusses how the boxing film genre uses changing historical perspectives to express the ongoing ambivalence in American culture toward market values and the success ethic. The analysis includes films such as The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933), Champion (1949), Every Which Way But Loose (1978), and The Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson (1993).

Keywords:   boxing film genre, American boxing films, American culture, market values, success ethic

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