Gentleman Jim

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United States heavyweight boxing champion (1866-1933)

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Three more reasons, if the Clippers stupidly decide DJ ain't the right fit, Gentleman Jim Harrick of all people could come to the coaching rescue:
The films included are Adventures of Don Juan, The Charge of the Light Brigade, The Dawn Patrol, Dive Bomber and Gentleman Jim.
Bryony Hill, the wife of Jimmy Hill, has written a heart-warming book about her life with JH entitled My Gentleman Jim - A Love Story.
8, Jim Jenner: Gentleman Jim, the brain of the Bees pack, played on for another six years before retiring to develop property in Worcester.
In which sport was Gentleman Jim Corbett an early champion?
Russell can get off the mark with Gentleman Jim in the opener.
A Gentleman Jim (1942) was one of the best sports biopics ever made.
As he is neither a fan of Mr Blair nor Mr Brown and their policies, Gentleman Jim has clearly taken the right decision.
Known as Gentleman Jim, thousands turned out for his execution.
Also on this day: 1649: Oliver Cromwell declared England to be a Commonwealth abolishing the position of King; 1776: George Washington forced British troops to withdraw from Boston; 1845: Elastic bands were patented by Stephen Perry's London rubber company; 1897: Bob Fitzsimmons of Cornwall became the only British boxer to win the world heavyweight title when he defeated Gentleman Jim Corbett at Carson, Nevada; 1921: First birth control clinic opened in London; 1938: Birth of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev; 1978: The Amoco Cadiz oil tanker ran aground on the Brittany coast.
Middleweight titleholder Bob Fitzimmons knocked out Gentleman Jim Corbett in the 14th round to become the world heavyweight champion on March 17, 1897.
Which actor played Fletcher Christian, George Armstrong Custer and Gentleman Jim Corbett?
The featured novice hurdle was a poorly contested affair and there was a turn-up as long-oddson favourite Gonebeyondrecall was eclipsed by second favourite Gentleman Jim.
The following are some of the ones I can remember: Gentleman Jim (1942) with Errol Flynn as James J Corbett; The Great John L (1945) with Greg McClure as John L Sullivan; The Joe Louis Story (1953) with Coley Wallace as Joe Louis; Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) with Paul Newman as Rocky Graziano; The Greatest (1977) with Muhammad Ali playing himself; Ali (2001) with Will Smith as Muhammad Ali.
Gentleman Jim is hoping to score with the answer to a football teaser: "Excluding the war years, which three years were Sunderland unbeaten in the FA Cup?