The Underdog (1943 film)

The Underdog is a 1943 American drama film directed by William Nigh and starring Barton MacLane, Jan Wiley and Charlotte Wynters.[1]

The Underdog
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Directed byWilliam Nigh
Produced byMax Alexander
Written byBen Lithman
Lawrence Taylor
Malvin Wald
StarringBarton MacLane
Jan Wiley
Charlotte Wynters
Music byLee Zahler
CinematographyRobert E. Cline
Edited byCharles Henkel Jr.
Distributed byProducers Releasing Corporation
Release date
October 19, 1943
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States


After losing his farm, a man moves to a small town in World War II. His elder son is away serving in the army, while his younger boy struggles to fit in and clashes with a neighbourhood gang.



  1. ^ Parish & Pitts p.294


  • Parish, James Robert & Pitts, Michael R. Film directors: a guide to their American films. Scarecrow Press, 1974.

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