The Great John L.
The Great John L. is a 1945 American biographical drama film directed by Frank Tuttle and written by James Edward Grant. The film stars Linda Darnell, Barbara Britton, Greg McClure, Otto Kruger, Wallace Ford and George Mathews. The film was released on May 25, 1945, by United Artists.
In 1880, when bareknuckle fighting is still condoned. John L. Sullivan chooses boxing over baseball and becomes known as "the Boston Strong Boy" after his victory over established prizefighter John Flood.
|author||James Edward Grant|
|keywords||box drink fight heavyweight champion james j. corbett jim corbett john l. sullivan marriage proposal meet out of control speak travel|
|producer||James Edward Grant|
|theme||biographical biographical drama|