Golden Boy Poster

Release Date: August 6th, 2007

DVD Release Date: November 13th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Handsome Joe Bonaparte (William Holden) is a fine violin player, but he decides to try boxing instead. His father (Lee J. Cobb) tries to persuade him not to throw away his musical talent, but Joe is determined to make some money. He is helped by promoter Tom Moody (Adolphe Menjou), whose girlfriend, Lorna Moon (Barbara Stanwyck) also encourages the young pugilist. Joe is successful, but he becomes disillusioned with the fight game when a tragedy in the ring leads to darker times.

Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, William Holden, Lee J. Cobb, Joseph Calleia, Sam Levene, Edward Brophy, Beatrice Blinn

Director: Rouben Mamoulian

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Transformation, Death, Engaging, Rise, Love, Gritty, Family, 1930s, Emotional, Girlfriend, Father, Escape, Fall


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