Brass Ring (1969)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Sports Drama  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Boxer Lazaro Perez is suspended when he punches out an obstreperous reporter. Feeling partly responsible, Crime magazine editor Dan Farrell (Robert Stack) tries to help the young fighter. Farrell soon learns that the boy's manager (Van Johnson) may be arranging a fixed bout. Brass Ring served as the TV debut for actor Lazaro Perez, who'd received critical adulation for his performance in the 1969 off-Broadway play Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? This drama originated as the January 9, 1970 episode of the TV series Name of the Game.



prizefighter, reporter, boxing, fixed [corruption], Mexican-American