MARCEL CERDAN lived a life that sounds like a movie: poor boy from a humble background who rose to become world champion, had an affair with famous singer and died tragically young in a plane crash.
In fact, his life HAS been made into a movie, several times. It’s also been woven into films about Edith Piaf, the French songstress he had the fling with while married and a father.
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