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Fear Strikes Out (1957) was a Sports - Drama Film directed by Robert Mulligan and produced by Alan J. Pakula.

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Fear Strikes Out (1957)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 1, 2018 From 4 Star Films

I can’t think of another actor more apt to play this version of Jimmy Piersall’s story than Anthony Perkins.?History reflects a more multifaceted even complicated individual.? By other accounts Piersall could be a real cut-up; here the story is very singular-minded in how it portrays its... Read full article

Fear Strikes Out (1957)

By Beatrice on May 26, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Fear Strikes Out Directed by Robert Mulligan Written by Ted Berkman and Raphael Blau from a story by Jimmy Piersall and Al Hirschberg 1957/USA Paramount Pictures First viewing/Amazon Instant Nobody does troubled like Anthony Perkins. ?His performance makes this biopic about a baseball player batt... Read full article

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The real Jimmy Piersall disowned the movie due to its distortion of the facts.
This was a remake of a TV production broadcast live on Aug. 15, 1955 starring Tab Hunter: Fear Strikes Out.
Karl Malden as usual refers to someone, in this movie a baseball scout, by the name of Sekulovich. His real birth name.
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