About the film
Requiem for a Heavyweight
Release Date: October 11, 1956
|Genres||:||TV Movie, Drama|
|Production Companies||:||Playhouse 90, CBS Television Network|
|Producers||:||Martin Manulis, Julian Claman, Shirley Cohen|
|Writers||:||Rod Serling, Peter Kortner|
An over-the-hill heavyweight boxing champion who suffers from the ravages of years of head trauma is exploited by his manager, despite the efforts of a compassionate young woman who tries to help him recover his self-respect.