Monumental Mysteries: Real Rocky Photos
Don Wildman examines the stories behind an iconic public display of affection and the athlete who inspired a classic film.
At the base of the staircase leading to the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a statue of the fictional movie icon – Rocky Balboa – to commemorate the film Rocky III. The writer, director and star of the movie, Sylvester Stallone, is said to have been inspired by the career of a real life boxer from New Jersey. So who was the real Rocky?
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