Title: The Harder They Fall. Script Dated: October 12, 1955. This is an Original Movie Script from the 1956 Film Noir, "The Harder They Fall". It has the original Columbia Pictures production cover.
The front cover has some discoloration along the right border and bottom border from being in storage for many years. And it is 141 pages long. Some of the pages inside have black copy marks on the upper right corner of the pages, which is just how Columbia Pictures printed these scripts back in 1955 and then issued them out to the Cast and Crew members.
Please view the pictures above. This script is in very good overall condition. After 17 years as a recognized and respected sports journalist in New York City, Eddie Willis finds himself out of a job when his newspaper folds. He's approached by a major fight promoter, Nick Benko, to act as a public relations man for his new heavyweight fighter Toro Moreno.Eddie knows the how the fight game works and after watching Toro in the ring, realizes Toro is nothing but a stiff who has no hope of succeeding. Benko offers him a sizable salary and an unlimited expense account and given his financial situation, he agrees. Starting in California and moving east, they arrange a series of fights for Toro with stiffs and has-beens.
All of the fights are rigged to build up his record and get him a fight with the heavyweight champion, Buddy Brannen, where they will make a sizable profit at the gate. Along the way, one boxer gets killed in the ring and Eddie begins to have serious doubts about what he is doing.THE POSTER SHOWN IN THE LA. ST PICTURE ABOVE IS NOT INCLUDED, IT IS JUST BEING USED AS A VISUAL REFERENCE.
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