Bang the Drum Slowly Movie Review 1956

Information and Film Reviews for Bang the Drum Slowly the Movie

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The original TV adaptation of a Mark Harris novel about baseball. A ball player stricken by a terminal illness strikes an unlikely friendship with a teammate. Interesting role for an actor (Newman) who claims to have been driven to acting by running away from the sporting goods business.


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Available on VHS
Running time 60 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Tearjerkers, Disease of the Week, Baseball, Sports Dramas
Paul Newman, George Peppard, Albert Salmi
Wood Knapp Video

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