The Miracle Kid (1942)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Nov 14, 1941 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 66 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The attractive physiques of Tom Neal and Carol Hughes are generously displayed in the PRC comedy The Miracle Kid. Neal is cast as Jimmy, a young boxer who surprisingly wins a bout with the established champ. The loser claims that he was "jinxed" by Jimmy in the ring, whereupon Our Hero is exploited by a group of health faddists adhering to the philosophy of "mind over matter". Jimmy is subsequently pitted against several "bums" so that the health nuts can prove the vercity of their theories, but in the end he proves that the "secret" to his success lies in his fists and not his subconscious. Carol Hughes costars as Jimmy's sweetheart Pat, who shows up at one point in a form-fitting bathing suit for no reason other than to satisfy the red-blooded males in the audience.

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ambition, boxing, career, fiancee, fighter, love, reunion, ring [jewelry], romance, sports, success