Cover image for 4 film favorites Classic baseball.
Title:
4 film favorites Classic baseball.
Edition:
Widescreen and fullscreen versions.
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2014.
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (ca. 454 min.) : sd., b&w & col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG (Bang the drum slowly) ; Not rated (Fear strikes out, The pride of the Yankees ; R (Cobb).
Language:
English
Language Note:
Bang the drum slowing: in English ; Fear strikes out: in English or French ; The pride of the Yankees: in English with optional subtitles in French ; Cobb: in English with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
General Note:
Bang the drum slowly originally released as a motion picture in 1973 ; Fear strikes out originally released as a motion picture in 1956 ; The pride of the Yankees originally released as a motion picture in 1942 ; Cobb originally released as a motion picture in 1994.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Bang the drum slowly: based on a novel by Mark Harris ; Fear strikes out: based on a story by James A. Piersall and Albert S. Hirshberg ; The pride of the Yankees: based on a story by Paul Gallico.

Special features: (Pride of the Yankees): the making of The pride of the Yankees ; The man behind the iron horse ; What he left behind always: the story behind the song ; Lou Gehrig's disease: the search for the cure ; Curt Schilling: a legend on a legend ; (Cobb): commentary by Ron Shelton ; commentary by Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Wuhl ; additional scenes ; The real All Stump ; On the field with Roger Clemens ; theatrical trailer.
Contents:
Bang the drum slowly / Fear strikes out / Pride of the Yankees / Cobb
Abstract:
Bang the drum slowly: The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season.

Fear strikes out: True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball.

The pride of the Yankees: The moving, true story of New York Yankee immortal Lou Gehrig, the southpaw slugger who rose to the very top of the sport, only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness.

Cobb: A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is.
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