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Episcopalian minister Gil Allen keeps up his college days interest in boxing by working out at a gym run by his friend, Tom Kelley but declines offers to fight in an actual staged bout, until he realizes he could use the prize money to purchase equipment for local polio victims. Keeping his real identity secret and hoping to step away after one big payday, Gil signs a contract to fight for greedy promoter Gus MacAuliffe.

  1. Alvin Ganzer

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Norman Retchin


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  1. Paul Douglas

    Paul Douglas

    Gus MacAuliffe

  2. John Derek

    John Derek

    Father Gil Allen

  3. Jody Lawrance

    Jody Lawrance

    Pearl Gorman

  4. Cesar Romero

    Cesar Romero

    Tony Lorenzo

  5. Ernest Truex

    Ernest Truex

    Father Ritchie

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The Leather Saint
The Leather Saint


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Status Released

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  • June 6, 1956


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

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