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Monkey on My Back

1957
1h 34m
Biography/Drama
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Cast

Cameron Mitchell (Barney Ross)Dianne Foster (Cathy Holland)Paul Richards (Rico)Jack Albertson (Sam Pian)Kathy Garver (Noreen)Lisa Golm (Barney's Mother)Barry Kelley (Big Ralph)Dayton Lummis (J.L. McAvoy)Lewis Charles (Lew Surati)Raymond Greenleaf (Dr. A.J. Latham)Richard Benedict (Art Winch)Brad Harris (Spike McAvoy)Robert Holton (Dr. Sullivan)Chris Alcaide (Benjy - Drug Pusher)Vince Barnett (Mushy - Barney's Trainer)Scotty Beckett (Corpsman)Oscar Blank (Minor Role)Phil Bloom (Fight Spectator)

Director

André De Toth

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Synopsis

The true story of Barney Ross, a World War II hero and champion professional boxer, who became addicted to morphine.

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