“Rocky” (1976)

Rocky, a low-budget boxing movie starring an unknown Sylvester Stallone, opened to widespread acclaim that culminated in a best-picture Oscar. The movie remains a cultural touchstone to many Americans of a certain age, and successful sequels followed. Philadelphia famously hosted the filming and in this piece Philadelphia compiles quotes from the stars, filmmakers and locals.

Rocky: An Oral History

Phillymag.com, 12.3.16