The Shakedown (DVD)

Directed by William Wyler

Release Year: 1929
Running Time: 65
UPC: 7 38329 24892 5
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Sports
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Cast
James Murray
Barbara Kent

Crew
Directed by William Wyler

The Shakedown is a heartwarming boxing drama directed by Hollywood legend William Wyler (The Best Years of Our Lives, The Big Country), presented in a new 4K restoration from Universal Pictures. Dave Roberts (James Murray, The Crowd) is a fighter better known for taking falls in fixed fights than for taking home the prize money. He is part of a traveling team of scammers that fleece gamblers across the country. But then he falls head-over-heels for a fiery waitress (Barbara Kent) and a rough-and-tumble orphan (Jack Hanlon), and he begins to dramatically alter his life inside and outside of the ring.


DVD Extras Include:

Audio commentary by film critic Nick Pinkerton

Score by Michael Gatt


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