U certificateThe Champ is a Film programme that first aired in 1931 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Champ is a 4 star programme


The Champ (1931)

Directed by
King Vidor

A down-at-heel former boxing champion finds his relationship with his young son threatened by the arrival of his ex-wife, now remarried and with a successful career. Desperate to provide his son with the life his mother is able to offer, he decides to resume his fighting career and, in an emotionally-charged climax, he enters the ring for his comeback fight. Wallace Beery won an Oscar for his portrayal as the broken down boxer.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 90 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1931

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Wallace Beery...Andy 'Champ' Purcell
Jackie Cooper...Dink Purcell
Irene Rich...Linda Carlton
Roscoe Ates...Sponge
Edward Brophy...Tim
Hale Hamilton...Tony Carlton
Jesse Scott...Jonah
Marcia Mae Jones...Mary Lou Carlton