The Roar of the Crowd

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Cover of a first edition copy of the 1925 autobiography

Roar of the Crowd: The Rise and Fall of a Champion is the autobiography of former World Heavyweight Champion James J. Corbett.

Corbett's memoirs were serialized by the Saturday Evening Post in six weekly installments beginning on October 11, 1924.

The Curtis Publishing Company released Corbett's memoirs as a book in April 1925, then sold the rights to G. P. Putnam's Sons that same year.

In 1942, Warner Bros. made the book into a motion picture entitled Gentleman Jim. Errol Flynn, one of the most popular actors of the time, starred as Corbett.