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American short subject documentary film in black-and-white, which is notable as the first picture directed by Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick financed the film himself, and it is based on an earlier photo feature he had done as a photographer for Look magazine in 1949. 'Day of the Fight' shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of a fight with black middleweight Bobby James, which took place on April 17, 1950.

  1. Stanley Kubrick

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Vincent Cartier

    Himself, Walter's twin brother and manager

  2. Walter Cartier

    Himself

  3. Nat Fleischer

    Himself, boxing historian

  4. Bobby James

    Himself, Walter's opponent

  5. Judy Singer

    Herself, female fan in crowd (uncredited)

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Day of the Fight
Day of the Fight

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Status Released

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  • April 26, 1951
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 13m

Budget $3,900.00

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