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Bang The Drum Slowly

A well-done if depressing film, BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY is a sort of baseball version of "Brian's Song," the TV movie that told the story of the extraordinary friendship between the Chicago Bears' Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer. In this fil… (more)

Released: 1973

Rating: NR

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Bang The Drum Slowly - Official Trailer
03:35 — When hotshot pitcher Henry Wiggen (Michael Moriarty) is signed to the New York Mammoths, his confident ways quickly win over his teammates. He's quite (more…)
(Movie Clip) "TEGWAR"
Little-known big-leaguer Bruce Pearson (Robert De Niro) brings home his famous pal, pitcher Henry (Michael Moriarty), with whom he's shared news of hi (more…)
(Movie Clip) Happy Labor Day
Happy baseball montage as the New York Mammoths begin to win, with secretly ailing catcher Bruce Pearson (Robert De Niro) and pitcher Henry Wiggin (Mi (more…)
(Movie Clip) Mayo Brothers
Pitcher Henry (Michael Moriarty), called in by manager Dutch (Vincent Gardenia), covers for ailing catcher Bruce (Robert De Niro) who winds up getting (more…)

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A well-done if depressing film, BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY is a sort of baseball version of "Brian's Song," the TV movie that told the story of the extraordinary friendship between the Chicago Bears' Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer. In this fil… (more)

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