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Bang The Drum Slowly

Bang The Drum Slowly     Bang The Drum Slowly [DVD] (1973) DVD
A moving, powerfully acted baseball film about the on- and off-field friendship that develops between a major league pitcher and his teammate, a catcher suffering from a terminal illness. Robert De Niro, Michael Moriarty, Vincent Gardenia star; look for Danny Aiello in his film debut. 97 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English.

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Bang The Drum Slowly - Cast

Michael Moriarty.... Henry 'Author' Wiggen
Robert De Niro.... Bruce Pearson
Vincent Gardenia.... Dutch Schnell
Phil Foster.... Joe Jaros
Ann Wedgeworth.... Katie
Heather MacRae.... Holly Wiggen
Selma Diamond.... Tootsie, Hotel switchboard operator
Barbara Babcock.... Team Owner
Maurice Rosenfield.... Team Owner
Tom Ligon.... Piney Woods
John D. Hancock.... Film Director

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Bang The Drum Slowly [DVD] (1973) DVD

Paul Newman: Remembering The Legend [DVD] DVD
First, screen legend Paul Newman appears in the memorable "Tales of Tomorrow" episode "Ice from Space" (1952), in which the U.S. military grapples with a strange extraterrestrial cargo that piggybacks its way to Earth after a rocket launch. Next, Newman is seen in "Woman in Love" (1952), an installment of the "Suspense" series, which follows a female spy's adventure behind the Iron Curtain. Then, the "Playwrights '56" episode "The Battler" (1955) stars Newman as an ambitious young boxer. Finally, Newman plays New York Mammoths pitcher Henry Wiggen in "Bang the Drum Slowly" (1956), an adaptation of the Mark Harris novel produced for "The United States Steel Hour." 180 min. total. Soundtrack: English; featurette; theatrical trailers.

Baseball Collection [DVD] DVD
Nine-disc set includes "Fear Strikes Out," "Bang the Drum Slowly" (1973), "The Bad News Bears" (1976), "The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training," "The Bad News Bears Go to Japan," "Major League," "Talent for the Game," "Hardball," and "Bad News Bears" (2005).