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The Joe Louis Story

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The Joe Louis Story
Directed byRobert Gordon
Produced byStirling Silliphant
Screenplay byRobert Sylvester
StarringColey Wallace
Hilda Silmms
Paul Stewart
Music byGeorge Bassman
CinematographyJoseph C. Brun
Edited byDave Kummins
Color processBlack and white
Walter P. Chrysler Jr.
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • September 18, 1953 (1953-09-18) (United States)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Joe Louis Story is a 1953 American film noir drama sport film directed by Robert Gordon and starring Coley Wallace, Hilda Silmms and Paul Stewart.[1]


Biographical film about the story of boxer Joe Louis and his rise from poverty to becoming heavyweight champion of the world.




  1. ^ A. W. (November 4, 1953). "The Joe Louis Story (1953) At the Holiday". The New York Times.

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