Palooka (1934)



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Joe Palooka (Stuart Erwin) is a naive young man whose father Pete (Robert Armstrong) was a champion boxer, but his lifestyle caused Joe's mother Mayme (Marjorie Rambeau) to leave him and to take young Joe to the country to raise him.

When a shady boxing manager, Knobby Walsh (Jimmy Durante) discovers Joe's natural boxing talent, Joe decides to follow him to the big city, where he becomes a champion and begins to follow his father's path of debauchery, much of it including the glamorous cabaret singer and fortune hunter Nina Madero (Lupe Vélez).

The film also stars William Cagney, the younger brother of actor James Cagney in the role of Al McSwatt, the adversary prize fighter to Knobby. Finally his mother comes to the city to look after things ...

Cast

Jimmy Durante as Knobby Walsh / Junior
Lupe Vélez as Nina Madero
Stuart Erwin as Joe Palooka
Marjorie Rambeau as Mayme Palooka
Robert Armstrong as Pete 'Goodtime' Palooka
Mary Carlisle as Anne
Thelma Todd as Trixie
Gus Arnheim as Orchestra Bandleader
Franklyn Ardell as Doc Wise
Tom Dugan as Whitey, Joe's Trainer
Louise Beavers as Crystal – Mayme's Housekeeper
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones as Smokey
William Cagney as Al McSwatt
Rolfe Sedan as Alphonse

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