Day of the Fight (1951)

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American short subject documentary film in black-and-white, which is notable as the first picture directed by Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick financed the film himself, and it is based on an earlier photo feature he had done as a photographer for Look magazine in 1949. 'Day of the Fight' shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of a fight with black middleweight Bobby James, which took place on April 17, 1950.

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Rated Unrated,  0 hr 15 mins

GENRES
Documentary
DIRECTION
Stanley Kubrick
CAST
Vincent Cartier  •  Walter Cartier  •  Nat Fleischer  •  Bobby James

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Vincent Cartier
Walter Cartier
Nat Fleischer
Bobby James
Judy Singer
Stanley Kubrick Himself (man at ringside with camera) (uncredited)
Alexander Singer Himself
Douglas Edwards Narrator