And why not an evening dedicated to boxing noirs--a subject purportedly near and dear to Eddie M's heart?
First, THE SET-UP. And next to it, CHAMPION (a film that hasn't yet played at NC SF...) in one of two unused poster designs by a young Saul Bass:
What a night at the movies that would have been! You could even say...it "shoulda been a contendah." In fact--actually--it's a 1-2 punch that literally couldn't miss...