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World in My Corner is a 1956 film noir drama sport film directed by Jesse Hibbs starring Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
and Barbara Rush. It was one of the few non-Westerns Murphy made in his career.[1]

Contents

1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Response 5 References 6 External links

Plot[edit] Tommy Shea (Audie Murphy), a boxer from Jersey City, is sponsored by millionaire Robert Mallinson (Jeff Morrow). He falls for Mallinson's daughter, Dorothy (Barbara Rush) and decides to work for crooked fight promoter Harry Cram to earn the money to keep her in the style to which she has become accustomed. Cast[edit]

Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
as Tommy Shea Barbara Rush
Barbara Rush
as Dorothy Mallinson Jeff Morrow as Robert T. Mallinson John McIntire
John McIntire
as Dave Bernstein Tommy Rall as Ray Kacsmerek Howard St. John
Howard St. John
as Harry Cram Chico Vejar as Al Carelli Steve Ellis as TV announcer Art Aragon
Art Aragon
as fighter Dani Crayne as Doris James F. Lennon Sr. as Ring Announcer (as James F. Lennon) Cisco Andrade as Parker Harold 'Tommy' Hart as Stretch Caplow (as H. Tommy Hart) Sheila Bromley as Mrs. Mallinson

Production[edit] The movie was Murphy's first following the tremendous box office success of To Hell and Back (1955) and used the same producer and director as that film. Murphy fights with several real life boxers on screen, including Chico Vejar, Art Aragon
Art Aragon
and Cisco Andrade.[2][3] Andrade later praised Murphy as being "the first actor I ever saw who wasn't afraid of getting hit hard in a prize fight scene."[4] Response[edit] According to Murphy's biographer, the film "didn't do anything at the box office".[4] References[edit]

^ World in My Corner at Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
Memorial Site ^ 'Audie Murphy's a Prize Fighter in New Loop Movie', Chicago Daily Tribune (1923-1963) [Chicago, Ill] Mar 11, 1956: j11. ^ Dick Wagner, 'I Was on Top of the World Then; I Was King Kong': Cisco Kid: Contender Who Was Never Quite Champ', Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] Apr 7, 1985: sg5. ^ a b Don Graham, No Name on the Bullet, N.Y.: Viking, 1989 p263

External links[edit]

World in My Corner on IMDb World in My Corner at the TCM Movie Database

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Films directed by Jesse Hibbs

All American (1953) Ride Clear of Diablo
Ride Clear of Diablo
(1954) To Hell and Back (1955) The Spoilers (1955) World in My Corner (1956) Walk the Proud Land (1956) Joe Butterfly (1957) Ride a Crooked Trail
Ride a Crooked Trail
(1958)

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