About the film
bare knuckle boxing martial arts new orleans, louisiana louisiana gangster great depression sports street fighter violence fighting illegal fistfight streetfighting prizefight neo-noir boxing 1930s action hero
Release Date: August 11, 1975
|Slogan||:||«New Orleans, 1933. In those days words didn't say much.»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures, Claridge Productions, Major Studio Partners|
|Producers||:||Jane Feinberg, Mike Fenton, Lawrence Gordon, Buzz Feitshans, Paul Maslansky, Fred Lemoine, Fred Lemoine|
|Writers||:||Walter Hill, Bryan Gindoff, Bryan Gindoff, Bruce Henstell, Bruce Henstell|
In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts. They go to New Orleans where Speed borrows money to set up fights for Chaney, but Speed gambles away any winnings.