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|The Heart Punch|
|Directed by||B. Reeves Eason|
|Screenplay by||John T. Neville|
|Produced by||Ralph M. Like|
George W. Weeks
George J. Lewis
|Edited by||Jeanne Spencer|
Ralph M. Like Productions
|Distributed by||Mayfair Pictures|
|October 18, 1932|
The Heart Punch is a 1932 American melodrama film directed by B. Reeves Eason, and starring Lloyd Hughes, Marion Shilling and Mae Busch. It was one of the first films from Mayfair Pictures. The film's sets were designed by the art director Paul Palmentola.
A prizefighter named Jimmy Milligan (aka the Cyclone Kid) meets his sweetheart's brother in the ring and accidentally kills him. She forgives him after he promises not to fight again. After his sweetheart goes to jail, however, he is compelled to set up one more fight in order to raise funds for her trial.
- Lloyd Hughes as Jimmy Milligan
- Marion Shilling as Kitty Doyle
- George J. Lewis as Lefty Doyle
- Mae Busch as Goldie Zenius
- Wheeler Oakman as Spike Patterson
- Walter Miller as Joe Zenias
- James B. Leong as Wong
- Gordon De Main as Defense Attorney Benton
- Hal Price as Mr. Webster
- Edward Peil Sr. as Prosecutor
- Tammany Young as Benny, the Waiter
- Henry Hall as Judge
- Kit Guard as Man Outside Gym
- Pitts, Michael R. Poverty Row Studios, 1929–1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. McFarland & Company, 2005.
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