World in My Corner
is a 1956 film noir drama sport film directed by
and Barbara Rush. It was one of the
few non-Westerns Murphy made in his career.
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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.
Audie Murphy as Tommy Shea
Barbara Rush as Dorothy Mallinson
Jeff Morrow as Robert T. Mallinson
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 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
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 and Cisco Andrade.
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."
According to Murphy's biographer, the film "didn't do anything at the
World in My Corner at
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
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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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