The Ring

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  • Genre(s): Drama Comedy
  • Release year: 1952
  • Running time: 79 min
Teenager Tommy Cantanios (Lalo Rios) is tired of being treated like a second-class citizen because he is Mexican-American. When one too many bigots takes a shot at him, Cantanios decides to fight back, finding in the process that he has a gift for boxing. read more

Teenager Tommy Cantanios (Lalo Rios) is tired of being treated like a second-class citizen because he is Mexican-American. When one too many bigots takes a shot at him, Cantanios decides to fight back, finding in the process that he has a gift for boxing. Utilizing his newfound skill, Cantanios becomes a professional boxer with the help of his manager, Pete Ganusa (Gerald Mohr), and trainer, Freddy Jack (Robert Osterloh). However, Cantanios still struggles to find genuine respect as a person.

Original Release

09/26/1952

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Cast

Gerald Mohr Pete Ganusa
Rita Moreno Lucy Gomez
Lalo Rios Tommy Kansas
Robert Arthur Billy Smith
Robert Osterloh Freddy Jack
Martin Garralaga Vidal Cantanios
Art Aragon Art Aragon
Jack Elam Harry Jackson
Leon Alton Bartender
Sam Balter Ringside Announcer
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kurt Neumann

Writers

Irving Shulman

Cast

Gerald Mohr Pete Ganusa
Rita Moreno Lucy Gomez
Lalo Rios Tommy Kansas
Robert Arthur Billy Smith
Robert Osterloh Freddy Jack
Martin Garralaga Vidal Cantanios
Art Aragon Art Aragon
Jack Elam Harry Jackson
Leon Alton Bartender
Sam Balter Ringside Announcer
George Bruggeman Fight Spectator
John Crawford Cop in Diner
Russell Custer Fight Spectator
Joe Dominguez Vendor
Mike Donovan Man at Gym
Franklyn Farnum Restaurant Patron
Jack Gordon Trainer
Richard LaMarr Cornerman
Jimmy Lennon Sr. Ring announcer Aragon fight
Mathew McCue Fight Spectator

Producers

Editors

Bruce B. Pierce

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