• 61%
    47 votes
  • Rate this movie
    What did you think?

Day of the Fight 1951

  • April 26, 1951
  • 13 mins
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

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.


If you like Day of the Fight, check out...