The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)


The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg Poster
Original Title: The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
Type: Movie
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sport
Runtime: 90 Minutes    (1 Hours : 30 Minutes)
Release Date: 21 Jul 2000 (USA)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
English
Rated: PG
Director: 
Aviva Kempner
Writer: 
Aviva Kempner
Stars: 
Reeve Brenner, Hank Greenberg, Walter Matthau  »




Description

The life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues.




Plot

The story of Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Greenberg is told through archival film footage and interviews with Jewish and non-Jewish fans, his former teammates, his friends, and his family. As a great first baseman with the Detroit Tigers, Greenberg endured antisemitism and became a hero and source of inspiration throughout the Jewish community, not incidentally leading the Tigers to Major League dominance in the 1930s. Written by George S. Davis




Tagline

When America Needed Heroes, A Jewish Slugger Stepped To The Plate.





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

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  • Company

    Ciesla Foundation

  • Country

    United States

  • Certification

    United States:PG





  • Details (Technical)

  • Color

    Black and White (archive footage)





  • Details (Other)

  • Awards

    12 wins & 8 nominations.