The Set-Up (1949)

Over-the-hill boxer Bill 'Stoker' Thompson insists he can still win, though his sexy wife Julie pleads with him to quit. But his manager Tiny is so confident he will lose, he takes money for a "dive" from tough gambler Little Boy...without bothering to tell Stoker. Tension builds as Stoker hopes to "take" Tiger Nelson, unaware of what will happen to him if he does.
Genres:  CrimeFilm-NoirSport
Actors:  Robert RyanAudrey TotterGeorge Tobias
Directors:  Robert Wise
Countries:  USA
Writers:  Art CohnJoseph Moncure March
Runtime: 1h 13min
Release: 2 April 1949
IMDb: 7.9

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