TV Episode | | Comedy, Drama
Wandering around America, young Nick Adams encounters a washed-up punch-drunk boxer known as "The Battler".
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Paul Newman was originally scheduled to play Nick Adams in this TV play, opposite James Dean as "The Battler". Dean's death in a car crash on September 30, 1955, led to a hasty re-arranging of the casting. The play went out live some 19 days later, giving Newman some of the best notices of his career to that time.
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