The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies
Featuring the 100 Greatest Sports Films of All Time
Publication Date: September 2009
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Now, two nationally renowned sports media personalities take on the task of ranking the top 100 sports movies of all time, including entertaining and informative lists, special features, and contributions from over 75 top sports figures. From drama to comedy to tragedy to documentary, all the greatest sports films are here, brought to life through detailed summaries, fun facts and trivia, behind-the-scenes revelations, plus images from the greatest moments in sports film history.
Original comments from some of the top personalities in sports and entertainment--including Peyton and Eli Manning, Charles Barkley, Tony Romo, James Gandolfini, Bill Parcells, Dennis Quaid, Arnold Palmer, and many more--provide further insight and marketing punch.
Glen Macnow is a former reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He brings his vast knowledge of sports to listeners on SportsRadio 610 WIP. Glen lives in Havertown, Pennsylvania.
Gene Hackman has always had a yearning to write. Growing up in Danville, Illinois, he spent time at his grandfather's small newspaper office and accompanied his uncle, a reporter, on assignments. After service in the Marines, Gene began his acting career in the theater, then went on to star in such movies as Bonnie and Clyde, The French Connection, The Conversation, and Unforgiven. He is the winner of two Academy Awards(R).