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The Golden Age of Television: Season 1

1x05 Requiem for a Heavyweight

  • 1956-10-11T05:00:00+01:00 on PBS
  • 1 mins

A punch-drunk prizefighter (Jack Palance) is forced to face life outside the ring in Rod Serling’s searing indictment of the professional boxing underworld. Costarring father and son Ed and Keenan Wynn, the former in his dramatic debut, and directed by Ralph Nelson, the Emmy Award–winning Requiem for a Heavyweight is a moving portrait of a would-be champion.

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