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Encyclopedia > The Champ
The Champ (1931)

original movie poster
Directed by King Vidor
Produced by King Vidor
Written by Frances Marion
Leonard Praskins
Starring Wallace Beery
Jackie Cooper
Irene Rich
Cinematography Gordon Avil
Editing by Hugh Wynn
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Running time 87 min.
Country Flag of the United States United States
Language English
IMDb profile

The Champ is a 1931 movie that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. It was written by Frances Marion, Leonard Praskins and Wanda Tuchock, and directed by King Vidor. The Champ is a 1979 remake of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name. ... Image File history File links 267024. ... King Vidor King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director. ... King Vidor King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director. ... Frances Marion Frances Marion (November 18, 1888 - May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the twentieth century alongside June Mathis and Anita Loos Born Marion Benson Owens in San Francisco, California, she worked as a journalist and served... Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Jackie Cooper (born September 15, 1922) is an American Academy Award-nominated actor, Emmy Award-winning TV director, and TV producer. ... Irene Rich (born Irene Luther, October 13, 1891 in Buffalo, New York; died April 22, 1988 in Santa Barbara, California) was an elegant, melodramatic heroine of the silent screen who made occasional forays into sound pictures. ... Leo the Lion in the MGM logo since 2001 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, was, until 2005, a media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... // Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore City Lights starring Charles Chaplin Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde starring Fredric March Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Best Actor: Wallace Beery - The Champ Best Actor: Fredric... // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Frances Marion Frances Marion (November 18, 1888 - May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the twentieth century alongside June Mathis and Anita Loos Born Marion Benson Owens in San Francisco, California, she worked as a journalist and served... King Vidor King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director. ...


The movie stars Wallace Beery (boxer) and Jackie Cooper (Dink), and tells the story of a washed up alcoholic boxer who tries to put his life together for the sake of his young son Dink. Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Jackie Cooper (born September 15, 1922) is an American Academy Award-nominated actor, Emmy Award-winning TV director, and TV producer. ...


Beery won the Oscar for Best Actor (sharing the prize with Fredric March for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), and Marion for Original Screenplay. The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Fredric March (August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... // The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ...

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Remakes

1952 Remake

The movie was remade in 1952 as The Clown. Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


1979 Remake

Main article: The Champ (1979 film)

The Champ is a 1979 remake of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name. ...

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