It was one of the greatest and most successful syndicated television shows of all-time - "Greatest Sports Legends", creator Berl Rotfeld's weekly half-hour profile/interview show that ran on local TV stations throughout North America on weekend afternoons for an amazing 21 years (1973 through 1993). With classic archival footage, biographical background info, and up-close and personal interviews from locations such as Paul Hornung's Manhattan Penthouse, and the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, California, these programs presented the legendary stories of the greatest stars in sport to generations of fans.
Compiled from the vast show archives comes this fantastic DVD set, featuring 16 classic football episodes that profile some of the greatest Hall of Fame superstars of all-time. Included on the discs are episodes featuring: Elroy Hirsch (interviewed by Paul Hornung, 1975), Gale Sayers (int. Hornung, 1975), Lenny Moore (int. Hornung, 1973), Bob Hayes (interviewed by Tom Seaver, 1978), OJ Simpson (interviewed by Michael Jordan, 1988), Jim Taylor (int. Hornung, 1973), Frank Gifford (int. Hornung, 1973), Paul Hornung (interviewed by Howard Cosell, 1973), Larry Csonka (narrated by John Facenda, interviewed by Dave Winfield, 1987), Walter Payton (narr. Facenda, interviewed by Jayne Kennedy Overton, 1988), Otto Graham (narr. Facenda, int. Hornung, 1976), Johnny Unitas (narr. Facenda, int. Kennedy, 1983), Bart Starr (int. Hornung, 1975), Roger Staubach (narr. Facenda, int. Jordan, 1988), Terry Bradshaw (interviewed by Willie Stargell, 1987), and John Elway (narr. Facenda, 1988). As a bonus, you also get the special episode "The Rise of Pro Football's Popularity", focusing on the legendary 1958 NFL Championship Game between the Baltimore Colts and the New York Giants, "Amazing Football Bloopers", a wacky 1980s compilation, and a series of rare 1960s football newsreels.
For fans of old-time football, and the wonderful old syndicated show you grew up with, this is an absolute must-have for your sports DVD library. With over six hours of long-lost footage and discussion of football in the golden era, you will re-live a lifetime of memories from the glory days of the gridiron game!
Publisher: Running Time: Over 6 Hours on 3 DVDs
Price: $39.95 USD
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Item Number: MMV-63633
DVD Set: "Greatest Sports Legends - Football" - MMV 2004