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Day of the Fight

Day of the Fight

Apr. 26, 1951USA13 Min.Approved
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American short subject documentary film in black-and-white, which is notable as the first picture directed by Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick financed the film himself, and it is based on an earlier photo feature he had done as a photographer for Look magazine in 1949. ‘Day of the Fight’ shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of a fight with black middleweight Bobby James, which took place on April 17, 1950.

Day of the Fight
Original title Day of the Fight
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Stanley Kubrick isHimself (man at ringside with camera) (uncredited)
Himself (man at ringside with camera) (uncredited)