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    and when Twenties were still roaring on, James J. Braddock a.k.a. Cinderella Man , a pro-boxer and the father of three children, was winning fights and earning money. All that changed when he lost some of his fights, injured his hand, and worse of all is when America headed into the Great Depression. After losing all his money from stocks and paying housing fees, his main focus was to provide and do anything for the people he loved most, his family. Depicted in the movie Cinderella Man, as Braddock got his opportunity to box again and contend for the championship once more, he became an inspiration to many Americans because of the struggles he endured and the relatability of the situations Americans were in the Great Depression. James J. Braddock is an inspiration to Depression Era Americans because of his determination, courage, and devotion to his family. As the Roaring…

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    directed by Ron Howard is a movie about the life of James Braddock during the Great Depression. The movie is written by Cliff Hollingsworth and produced by Brian Grazer. The movie was released in June 3, 2005 and distributed by Universal Entertainment. The main cast was Russell Crowe played as James J Braddock, Renée Zellweger played as Mae Braddock, Paul Giamatti played as Joe Gould, and Craig Bierko played as Max Baer. The director made the movie as historically accurate as possible but also…

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    Fame Of The Cinderella Man

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    Braddock was forced to labor on the docks of Hoboken. His manager, Joe Gould, was the only one who still believed in him. Joe Gould found fights for Braddock to help feed his wife and children. Braddock was at his worst when finally things started getting better, he had a major comeback. That’s when Damon Runyon gave Braddock his nickname the “Cinderella Man”. He was given the nickname because of his fairytale like rise to a poor local fighter to the boxing champion of the world. In October of…

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    World Heavyweight Championship, James “Jim” Braddock… “The Cinderella Man”, Jim Braddock defined all odds to defeat Max Baer for the World Heavyweight Championship. But behind every fairy tale story, there is a plot. Braddock not only fought for the title, but for his family. He was one of the best boxers during his time, and arguably one of the best too live. Everybody including himself started somewhere. Braddock’s parents were Elizabeth and Joseph Braddock, on June 7th, 1905. “The Cinderella…

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    Essay On Cinderella Man

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    James J. Braddock, son of Irish immigrants, is a well-known example of a man who experienced prosperity and success during the Roaring Twenties and the hardships of the impoverished Great Depression. Braddock is a boxer from New Jersey who flourished during the beginning of his career, and he is known as the “Bulldog of Bergen” because he is tough fighter and is never knocked out. After a hand injury that ruins his winning streak, Braddock is asked to resign from the boxing profession. James J.…

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    Cinderella Man is an intriguing and powerful film that tells the story of James J. Braddock, a boxer struggling to make ends meet during the Great Depression. In Braddock's younger years he was the star of the show, the ultimate American boxer. During one of Braddock's fights he sustained a serious injury, one that would cause his momentum to come to a screeching halt. Then to make matters worse the depression struck and Braddock's lost all of his savings, and along with his wife and kids were…

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    events. It is based back in the time period of the 1930s. This was around when the Great Depression took place and after World War 1. James J. Braddock, the main character in the movie, was a famous boxer that accurately depicted the struggles of life back then. He also showed the perseverance it takes to achieve the American Dream. Back around the 1930s a devastating time took place, the Great Depression. This was due to World War 1, the stock market crash, high tariffs, over production of…

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    away because they couldn’t afford to take care of them. The boxer James J. Braddock was so desperate to get his kids back that he had to go around and start begging for money. Eventually they lost their nice house and everything else. They started living in a much worse area and with no electricity. The main similarity in…

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    Perhaps some of you have heard of me. My husband, James J. Braddock, became the number one heavyweight champion in the world just a few days ago in a fight against Max Baer. I consider myself and my family to be extremely lucky and I can only give my thanks to those that supported my husband. To my knowledge, Jimmy is now being referred to as the “Cinderella Man” because of his amazing recovery. However, some of his fans may wonder how he even fell in the first place. As many of Jimmy’s fans may…

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    characters that will soon find out. He is the main character in the novel called The Jungle that is written by Upton Sinclair. James Braddock is the other character that goes through a fight to be successful. He is the main character in the movie/book of Cinderella Man. Throughout the novel and the movie, the physical, relationship and emotional traits of both Jurgis Rudkus and James Braddock will be compared. In the beginning, both Jurgis and James are very similar. Jurgis is tall, strong,…

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