Rare Sports Films


(At Rare Sportsfilms, Inc.)


(In Color, unless noted)

  • 1978 Indianapolis 500 - "Third Time's The Charm" - Our latest DVD tells the story of practice, qualifications and the spectacular 500-mile race itself. Included is a brief background of Al Unser, Sr., showing his Indy successes at the 500 leading up to his third win on Memorial Day, 1978. There is also emphasis on the Interscope Racing team with Danny Ongais as driver. The Rager and Cannon incidents and early race crash of Spike Gehlhausen are all covered. Foyt, Andretti, Rutherford, Guthrie, Johncock, pole-sitter Tom Sneva and more shown throughout.
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     24 Minutes.
  • 1957 and 1958 Monza Races - "The Monza Challenge", "The Doubleheader 500" and "The 500 Miglia di Monza" are three mostly color films about the famous "race of two worlds" at Monza, Italy in 1957 and 1958. The films show every driver and car entered. Take a ride around the high-banked track as the race begins! Jim Bryan and Troy Ruttman are winners in '57, with Bryan becoming the first American since Jimmy Murphy in 1922 to win a race on European soil! In 1958, a larger field makes for an even more interesting race, as Jim Rathmann sweeps all three heats at an average speed of 166.72 MPH, a new closed course world's record! Shown throughout driving the popular roadsters are O'Connor, Linden, Vieth, Sachs, Crawford, Parsons, Reece, Thomson, Ward, Freeland and rookie A.J. Foyt.
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     1 hour, 8 Minutes, mostly color film.
  • 1957 World Series Game 2 at Yankee Stadium - (Burdette vs Shantz) Every pitch and including all pitching changes, plus three commercials, etc.! Lew holds Yanks scoreless over final six innings. Logan hits first homer of the series! Covington with another 2 for 4 day, plus run-saving backhand catch in left field! Art Ditmar and Bob Grim work in relief for Yanks. A menu gives a choice of either watching the game while listening to TV audio (Al Helfer and Mel Allen) or radio audio (Bob Neal and Braves broadcaster Earl Gillespie)! A fabulous keepsake of early televised baseball!
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     2 hours, 17 Minutes, B & W kinescope.
  • 1964 All-Star Game - at new Shea Stadium, New York (reel #2, first three innings, Chance vs Drysdale). Buddy Blattner handles the play-by-play for NBC TV. You’ll see: Clemente, Groat, B. Williams, Mays, Cepeda, K. Boyer, Torre, Ron Hunt, Stargell, Fregosi, Oliva, B. Bobinson, Richardson and Elston Howard all come to bat at least once. This is all of the original TV broadcast that has ever been found!
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     25 minutes, B & W Kinescope.
  • 1957 & 1958 Los Angeles Rams Highlights - Both original Rams highlight films narrated by Bob Kelly are now on DVD! Coach Sid Gillman, Van Brocklin, Billy Wade, Jon Arnett, Del Shofner, Will Sherman, Lou Michaels, Bob Boyd, Lamar Lundy, Red Phillips and many more are shown either in action and/or in nice close-up shots on the field in uniform! Includes original Falstaff beer commercials featuring “The Old Pro” (the original “Mr. Mayhem”) and his huge sidekick “Ellwood!
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     1 Hour, 6 Minutes, B & W.
  • 1962 & 1963 Baltimore Colts Highlights - Both years are here on one DVD! The ’62 film has a slightly different format than other years. Titled “The Golden Decade”, it takes a nostalgic look at the players of the first ten years in the NFL history of the Colts starting in 1953 and continuing through 1962, from Art Donovan to Johnny Unitas. The 1963 film highlights eight games from that year and also showcases Colt rookies and first year players Bob Vogel, Jerry Logan, Willie Richardson and John Mackey. Veterans shown include Jimmy Orr, Jerry Hill, Tom Matte, Lenny Moore, Lenny Lyles, Ordell Braase, Alex Hawkins and John Unitas.
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     57 Minutes, B & W.
  • 1975 Ohio State vs Michigan game - at Ann Arbor on CD (NOT DVD)! – The original radio broadcast of this historic game is now available on Compact Disk (listen to it in your car)! This new 3-disk set has been re-mastered from the original OSU radio broadcast tapes. Legendary voice of the Buckeyes Marv Homan, and Tom Hamlin call the play-by-play. The complete broadcast includes the pre-game Woody Hayes Radio Show, many original commercials, sounds of the bands, etc. This was one of coach Hayes’ finest teams, with Cornelius Greene, Brian Baschnagel, Tom Skladany, Tim Fox and two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin all playing their last regular season game! After a 7-7 standoff at halftime the game swings back and forth in the final quarter, as three TDs are scored in the final 6 minutes!
    $24.95 + $4.00 S & H.     Over 3 hours playing time!

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