The Kid from Brooklyn

The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)

TMDb Score
Not Yet Rated 1 hr 53 minMar 21st, 1946Music, Comedy

Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister. The newspapers get hold of the story and photographers even catch Burleigh knock out Speed again. Speed's crooked manager decides to turn Burleigh into a fighter. Burleigh doesn't realize that all of his opponents have been asked to take a dive. Thinking he really is a great fighter, Burleigh develops a swelled head which puts a crimp in his relationship with pretty nightclub singer Polly Pringle. He may finally get his comeuppance when he challenges Speed for the title.

Norman Z. McLeod
Danny Kayeas Burleigh Sullivan

Movie Details

Original Language:English
Production Companies:Trinity Productions, Samuel Goldwyn Productions
Movie Tags:remake