Bang the Drum Slowly Movie Review 1973

Information and Film Reviews for Bang the Drum Slowly the Movie

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The touching story of a major league catcher who discovers that he is dying of Hodgkins disease and wants to play just one more season. De Niro is the weakening baseball player and Moriarty is the friend who helps him see it through. Based on a novel by Mark Harris.


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Available on VHS
Running time 97 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Tearjerkers, Baseball, Sports Dramas
Robert De Niro, Michael Moriarty, Vincent Gardenia, Phil Foster, Ann Wedgeworth, Heather MacRae, Selma Diamond, Danny Aiello
John Hancock
Paramount Pictures


N.Y. Film Critics 1973: Support. Actor (De Niro).

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