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The Fight

Author: Norman Mailer Publisher (Great Britain): Hart-Davis, MacGibbon Ltd First Published: 1976 The Rumble in the Jungle, the fight between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali, which took place in Kinshasa, Zaire, on October 30, 1974 (originally scheduled for September 25) is now looked upon as one of the great fights of the Twentieth Century. And […]

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Facing Ali (2009)

Country: United States Director: Peter McCormack Featuring: George Chuvalo, Sir Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ron Lyle, Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers, Leon Spinks, Ernie Terrell, and Muhammad Ali Music: Schaun Tozer Based on the book by Stephen Brunt There are many documentaries about Muhammad Ali. Possibly the most famous, and arguably the […]

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Body and Soul

Above: The poster from the classic boxing film, Body and Soul, from 1947, starring John Garfield. Below: A snippet from the film – uploaded by: kitschgirl65 Above: The poster from the not so classic Cannon Films remake, from 1981, starring Leon Isaac Kennedy (as ‘Leon the Lover’) – but it does feature Muhammad Ali. Below: […]

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