The Relationship Between Boxing And Cinema

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Boxing and cinema have had a long lasting relationship. The first boxing film ever made dated back to 1894. Only 37 seconds were filmed during this match. No one seemed to care that won the match, but this film setup the bond created between boxing and films. Boxing films have come a long way, from making films representing heart and respect to fighting for money and fame. Along the timeline of boxing movies, one film that is known as one of the most recognized sport films of all time is Rocky (Dir. John G. Avildsen, 1976). This film was not just about a boxer, it was about a person that fought for pride, resiliency, and stood for something much bigger than him. Rocky boxed for his country. He wanted to prove to everyone he was the best boxer

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