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Gentleman Jim and the great John L.

Syd Hoff

Gentleman Jim and the great John L.

by Syd Hoff

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Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sullivan, John Lawrence, 1858-1918 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Corbett, James John, 1866-1933 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Sullivan, John Lawrence, 1858-1918,
    • Corbett, James John, 1866-1933,
    • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Boxers (Sports)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementstory and pictures by Syd Hoff.
      SeriesA Break-of-day book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1132.S95 H63 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4534511M
      ISBN 100698204247, 0698306694
      LC Control Number77000175

      Jim Corbett. American boxer. Heavyweight champion boxer "Gentleman" Jim Corbett forever changed his sport's image as a brawling ground for hooligans, and legitimized it as a professional Corbett won his championship bout in , boxing was perceived as mainly a test of raw power. Corbett brought strategy to the game, beating his heavier, stronger opponent, John L.   Gentlemen Jim CORBETT VS Ruby Red Robert aka Bob FITZSIMMONS Rory Calhoun as James J Corbett beats John L Sullivan The Great John L Movie Edwin August in Gentleman Jim - Duration: 2.

        This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Finest boxing story ever portrayed on film. Flynn was perfect as James J Corbett since he was a former boxer himself and his personality lent well to the storyline. This is a movie you can watch over and over and always be entertained. Great cast of supporting actors in Jack Oakey, Alexis Smith, and Ward Bond.

      Shop Gentleman Jim [DVD] [] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Adam J. Pollack has published his book, In The Ring With James J. Corbett, and like his work on John L. Sullivan, it is book is similar in structure to the Sullivan book and focuses on the boxing career of Corbett, the great boxer.


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Get this from a library. Gentleman Jim and the great John L. [Syd Hoff] -- Briefly recounts the events of the boxing match between heavyweight champion John L. : Gentleman Jim and the Great John L (): Syd Hoff: Books.

Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in. Les aventures de Gentleman Jim Briggs, Raymond and a great selection of related Gentleman Jim and the Great John L. Syd Hoff. Published by Penguin Curiosmith 5/25/, Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. Little Rosa, Gentleman Jim & the Story Lizzie Told. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information. Briefly recounts the events of the boxing match between heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan and challenger Gentleman Jim CorbettPages: The Motion Picture "Gentlemen Jim" is interesting and enjoyable."Gentlemen Jim" is as much about the fight game as it is about John L is a particular time that Jim Corbett takes center sport of Pugilism was a time ago illiegal with participants settling there differences with bare was very brutal stuff with legendary fights a matter of record.I put forward /5().

The Great Gentleman Jim and the great John L. book L. is a American biographical drama film directed by Frank Tuttle and written by James Edward film stars Linda Darnell, Barbara Britton, Greg McClure, Otto Kruger, Wallace Ford and George film was released onby United by: Victor Young.

James John "Jim" Corbett (September 1, – Febru ) was an American professional boxer and a World Heavyweight Champion, best known as the only man who ever defeated the great John L.

Sullivan (hence the "man who beat the man" concept of the championship boxing lineage.)Despite a career spanning only 20 bouts, Corbett faced the best competition his era had to offer; squaring off Losses: 4.

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Gentleman Jim (), directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Errol Flynn as Jim Corbett and Ward Bond as John L. Sullivan, is a movie long on charm and short on historical accuracy or dramatic ’s a hard-to-dislike boxing picture, because it’s funny, its boxing scenes are surprisingly good, and its leading man is an irresistible charmer—even as he plays a character you’d.

James J. Corbett: a biography of the heavyweight boxing champion and popular theater headliner User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Corbett is largely remembered today as the hero of the fanciful Errol Flynn film Gentleman Jim, the man who, with his "scientific" boxing skills, won the title from the great John L.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox. In fact, ‘Gentleman Jim’ made most of his income from these alternative activities, not from prizefighting. Corbett (right) squares off with Jeffries. For boxing fans, the best moments of the book deal with Corbett’s biggest fights, his showdowns with Peter Jackson, John L.

Editorial Reviews. As usual when making a biopic, Hollywood played fast and loose with the facts in Gentleman Jim-- but for once it hardly doesn't get the facts right, but it captures the spirit of the times and presents a title character who is totally captivating.

Naturally, the actor playing that part -- the famous Errol Flynn -- deserves a great deal of credit for the success Brand: Warner Archives. In the movie Tom Horn, starring Steve McQueen, Horn has a run-in with heavyweight boxing champion John L. Sullivan. Did that truly happen.

Chris Castleberry Glendale, Arizona. You’re referring to heavyweight champion “Gentleman Jim” Corbett, rather than John L. Sullivan, and Horn did not have a run-in with the boxer.

What "Gentleman Jim" desires most in life is a match with reigning heavyweight champ John L. Sullivan (Ward Bond). Corbett and Sullivan finally meet in a bout governed by those new Marquis of Queensbury rules that Corbett has helped popularize.5/5(2).

Most people looking at this review will be familiar with the film, its great boxing scenes, good comedy moments, and exceptional performances from every member of the cast.

So I will concerntrate on the extras; Radio show of Gentleman Jim Excellent addition of an audio only radio show starring Errol Flynn. A must for any Flynn fan Sports short/5().

James J. Corbett, byname Gentleman Jim, (born September 1,San Francisco, California, U.S.—died FebruNew York, New York), American world heavyweight boxing champion from September 7,when he knocked out John L.

Sullivan in 21 rounds at New Orleans, until Mawhen he was knocked out by Robert Fitzsimmons in 14 rounds at Carson City, Nevada. James John Corbett (September 1, – Febru ) was a heavyweight boxing champion. He was best known as Gentleman Jim the man who defeated the great John L.

Sullivan.A new breed of boxer was born when Corbett won the heavyweight title from Sullivan, the last of the bare-knuckle fighters, in Birth name: James John Corbett. James John Corbett, often referred to as “Gentleman Jim,” never cared much for the brutish nature of the sport of boxing.

In fact, even before the future champion ever learned how to box, his natural instinct in school-yard fights at the early age of twelve was to stick and move. Synonyms for Gentleman Jim in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Gentleman Jim.

3 synonyms for Gentleman Jim: Corbett, James John Corbett, Jim Corbett. What are synonyms for Gentleman Jim?. - Husband's board. See more ideas about Jim corbett, Jim corbett national park and National parks pins.James John `Gentleman Jim` Corbett (American professional boxer and a former World Heavyweight Champion - best known as the man who defeated the great John L.

Sullivan) Manuscript / .In the film Gentleman Jim, Corbett (played by Errol Flynn) speaks in a quasi-British accent in contrast to the comic-opera brogue of the champion he dethroned, John L.

Sullivan.