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In this comprehensive and excitingly illustrated book, Ronald Bergan looks at the ways in which the movie industry has used and depicted sports over 60 years of great films.

Film makers have brought sports to the big screen as the ultimate escapist entertainment and as propaganda, to make social statements, to highlight man's struggle against adversity, to create drama and spark comedy. From Hogan's Alley in 1925 to John Huston's Escape to Victory, Sports in the Movies tells a fascinating story.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780862760175
Publisher:
Proteus Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Sports in motion pictures.
Subject:
Sports films.
Edition Description:
Includes filmographies and index.
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
1982
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160 p.

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