SEASON 3 EPISODE 16. (77)
"The Last Round"
January 10 1961.
** Spoiler Alert **
SYNOPSIS: A slightly past-his-prime boxer living in England during World War II encounters the ghost
of another boxer -- a former middleweight champion named Paddy Calhoun who appears only to fighters
about to die in the ring. Although the ghost's appearance is at first thought to be a hoax, fate takes a
strange twist when four people distinctly see him sitting in the back row of a boxing arena . . .
COMMENTARY: This teleplay reveals to viewers early on that a ghost of a boxer haunts the East End
Arena where Yank Dawson is to fight his next bout. Frighteningly, the ghost only appears to those boxers
who are about to die. Because the fight is expected to be hotly contested, an unscrupulous promoter . . .
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