Peter Stanfield1
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  • 1 University of Kent
A Monarch for the Millions
Jewish Filmmakers, Social Commentary and the Postwar Cycle of Boxing Films
in Film Studies
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This essay considers how the boxing story enabled some filmmakers to politicise and individualise a popular film cycle. These mostly left-wing Jewish filmmakers understood that the boxing story offered a particularly viable vehicle for broad social commentary, a vehicle that could also be personalised by evoking a nostalgic vision of a ghetto community.

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