The Joe Louis Story 67 years old

POWERFUL... as his battering fists! THRILLING... as his fighting heart! GREAT... as his never-to-be-forgotten story!

The Joe Louis Story

The life and career of Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who held the title for 12 years--longer than any other boxer in history--and who had to not only battle opponents inside the ring and racism outside it.

Credits

Paul Stewart
Paul Stewart

Tad McGeehan

John Marley
John Marley

Mannie Seamon

Hilda Simms
Hilda Simms

Marva Trotter Louis

Coley Wallace
Coley Wallace

Joe Louis

James Edwards
James Edwards

Jack 'Chappie' Blackburn

All Cast

Name Character
John Marley He was 45, 76 years old when he died as Mannie Seamon
James Edwards He was 2, 14 years old when he died as Jack 'Chappie' Blackburn
Paul Stewart He was 5, 26 years old when he died as Tad McGeehan
Hilda Simms She was 35, 75 years old when she died as Marva Trotter Louis
Coley Wallace He was 26, 78 years old when he died as Joe Louis

Crew

Name Department
Robert Gordon as Director. He was 6 (43) years old when He died Directing
George Bassman as Conductor. He was 39 (83) years old when He died Sound
Robert Sylvester as Screenplay. He was 46 (68) years old when He died Writing
The Joe Louis Story poster
The Joe Louis Story (67 years)

POWERFUL... as his battering fists! THRILLING... as his fighting heart! GREAT... as his never-to-be-forgotten story!

  • Release day: Friday, September 18, 1953
  • Runtime: 88 minutes