Fighter, The


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The Fighter is a 1952 American boxing film based on the short story "The Mexican (short story)" by Jack London. The film is directed by Herbert Kline and produced by Alex Gottlieb. Kline and Aben Kandel wrote the adapted screenplay. The film was released by United Artists in the United States on , 1952.


A boxer, in Mexico, sets out to avenge the murder of his family by using the money from his winnings to purchase weapons.


  • Richard Conte as Felipe Rivera
  • Vanessa Brown as Kathy
  • Lee J. Cobb as Durango
  • Frank Silvera as Paulino
  • Roberta Haynes as Nevis
  • Hugh Sanders as Roberts
  • Claire Carleton as Stella
  • Martin Garralaga as Luis
  • Argentina Brunetti as Maria
  • Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr. as Alvarado
  • Margaret Padilla as Elba
  • Paul Fierro as Fierro
  • Rico Alaniz as Carlos
  • Paul Marion (actor) as Rivas
  • Robert Wells (songwriter) as Tex

Further reading

  • Category:1952 films
    Category:American films
    Category:English-language films
    Category:Black-and-white films
    Category:1950s drama films
    Category:Mexican Revolution films
    Category:Films based on short fiction
    Category:Films based on works by Jack London

    Alex Gottlieb

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