The Guy Who Came Back

1951, Movie, NR, 91 mins

Disheartened because his playing days appear to be over, pro football player Harry Joplin (Paul Douglas) begins losing touch with his long-suffering wife, Kath (Joan Bennett), and has an affair with a model (Linda Darnell). After giving wrestling a try, Harry gets his come-back shot, but even though the pro ranks have been depleted by the war effort, he still doesn't have what it takes--and now he knows it. By the finale, Harry has had one more moment in the sun and taken a coaching job, while the model has realized that Harry belongs with Kath. Although its flashback structure is a little confusing, this isn't a bad film, with strong performances from the leads, p...
Released: 1951 Rated: NR Length: 91 mins

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