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Author: Robert MulliganAlan J PakulaTed BerkmanRaphael David BlauAnthony PerkinsAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2003]
Series: Widescreen DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen
Database:WorldCat
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When the record books closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime batting average of .272. But before all that, Piersall faced a foe much tougher: mental illness. Based on the true story.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Sports films
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Jimmy Piersall; Jimmy Piersall; Al Hirshberg; Al Hirshberg; Jimmy Piersall
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mulligan; Alan J Pakula; Ted Berkman; Raphael David Blau; Anthony Perkins; Karl Malden; Norma Moore; Adam Williams; Perry Wilson; Peter Votrian; Haskell Boggs; Aaron Stell; Elmer Bernstein; Edith Head; Jimmy Piersall; Al Hirshberg; Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN: 0792186842 9780792186847
OCLC Number: 51945710
Language Note: English or French language soundtracks with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
Based on a story by James A. Piersall and Albert S. Hirshberg.
Credits: Director of photography, Haskell Boggs ; editor, Aaron Stell ; original music, Elmer Bernstein ; costume designer, Edith Head.
Performer(s): Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams, Perry Wilson, Peter J. Votrian.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen (16x9), Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Widescreen DVD collection.
Other Titles: Fear strikes out (Motion picture)
Fear strikes out (Motion picture).
Responsibility: a Paramount picture ; Paramount Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Ted Berkman and Raphael Blau ; produced by Alan Pakula ; directed by Robert Mulligan.

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When the record books closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime batting average of .272. But before all that, Piersall faced a foe much tougher: mental illness. Based on the true story.

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