The Prize Fighter

Overview

Tim Conway as woeful boxer Bags and Don Knotts as his dim-witted sidekick Shake are out to save a gym and do the impossible in this predictable, cliched comedy from director Michael Preece. The setting is the 1930s and Bags is trying to make it as a boxer. Gangster Mike (Robin Clarke) decides to take advantage of the two losers, so he sets Bags up for a big championship match against a bruiser appropriately nicknamed the Butcher (Michael LaGuardia). At stake is more than the one-sided match, the dull duo's friend...
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Overview

Tim Conway as woeful boxer Bags and Don Knotts as his dim-witted sidekick Shake are out to save a gym and do the impossible in this predictable, cliched comedy from director Michael Preece. The setting is the 1930s and Bags is trying to make it as a boxer. Gangster Mike (Robin Clarke) decides to take advantage of the two losers, so he sets Bags up for a big championship match against a bruiser appropriately nicknamed the Butcher (Michael LaGuardia). At stake is more than the one-sided match, the dull duo's friend "Pop" Morgan (David Wayne) has bet all he has on Bags -- he needs money to save his gym from the clutches of the gangster.
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Special Features

Chapter search; Interactive menus; Original theatrical trailer and photo gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/11/2003
  • UPC: 759731409025
  • Original Release: 1979
  • Rating:

  • Source: Henstooth Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Time: 1:39:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 14,508

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tim Conway Bags
Don Knotts Shake
David Wayne Pop Morgan
Robin Clarke Mike
Cisse Cameron Polly
Mary Ellen O'Neill Mama
Michael LaGuardia Butcher
George Nutting Timmy
Irwin Keyes Flower
John Myhers Doyle
Alfred E. Covington Announcer
Dan Fitzgerald Big John
Bill Ash Towel Man
Joan Benedict Dori
Joe Dorsey Stranger
J. Don Ferguson Referee #1
Charles Franzen Reporter #1
Ted Henning Jimmy
Edith Ivey Tough Lady
Bryan Jones Andy
Danny Nelson Guesser
Roy Tatum Nails
Lou Walker Janitor
Jerry Campbell Boxer
Clyde Jones Boxer
Technical Credits
Michael Preece Director
Tim Conway Screenwriter
Wanda Dell Producer
Lang Elliott Casting, Producer
Richard Bryce Goodman Sound/Sound Designer
Jacques Haitkin Cinematographer
Vern Hyde Special Effects
Jane Jones Costumes/Costume Designer
Peter Matz Score Composer
John Myhers Screenwriter
Vincent Peranio Art Director
Fabien Tordfmann Editor
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start [4:36]
2. A Brawl [8:15]
3. Beat the Champ [8:27]
4. Starlight Club [12:07]
5. Pop Morgan [10:14]
6. Bullies [9:45]
7. I'm In [5:03]
8. First Bout [11:25]
9. The Butcher [9:54]
10. Fight Night [8:04]
11. Last Chance [7:37]
12. End Credits [3:20]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Feature
   Play Trailer
   Scene Index
   Photo Gallery
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