Rare Sports Films


(At Rare Sportsfilms, Inc.)


(All in B & W)

  • 1930s - 1953 "Magic Moments In Baseball" with Leo Durocher - A collection of episodes from the 1963 TV sports show "Magic Moments In Sports" with host Leo Durocher. 12 different 4-minute shows covering baseball from the 1930's thru 1953, mostly of the World Series during that period. Leo provides commentary insightful because he was involved in two of them himself, but also because some of his "facts" are in error see if you can find all three narration mistakes. Shown are the '34 and '41 All-Star Games, and all-new shots of the '38, '39, '41, '42, '43, '47, '48, '50, '51 and 1953 World Series. Fabulous interview with Bobby Thomson, Larry Jansen and Leo in the winning clubhouse just after "the shot heard 'round the world"! Also included is a look at "Stengel's Sluggers" on the powerhouse Yankee teams of the early 1950's.
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     44 Minutes, Black & White
  • 1959 San Francisco 49'ers Highlights plus "Time For Football" Week 8, 1959, both on one DVD! Narrated by Bob Fouts and presented by Falstaff, the 49'er highlight film includes an original Falstaff beer cartoon commercial with "The Old Pro" and his huge sidekick "Elwood". Y.A. Tittle, J.D. Smith, Abe Woodson, Nomellini, McElhenny, Joe Perry, Bob St. Clair, young John Brodie and many other 49'ers shown.
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     57 Minutes, Black & White
  • 1959 Chicago Cardinals and 1959 Chicago Bears Highlights, both on one DVD! Both original films are presented by Falstaff beer with more "Old Pro" commercials. The Cardinal film is narrated by Joe Boland, while Jack Brickhouse does the commentary for the Bears. 1959 was the final year for the 2-10 Cardinals in Chicago, with two home games even scheduled to be played in Minneapolis! It was also the only year they played home games at Soldier Field (the Bears were still playing in Wrigley Field) and you'll also see the last "cross town classic" between the two clubs. The Bears, after a 1-4 start, had a great season, winning their last 7 games, beating out Lombardi's improving Packers and finishing runner-up to the World Champion Colts in the West.
    $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.     1 Hour, Black & White
  • 1977 Ohio State University Marching Band Dr. Paul Droste, Director In '77, a new talent burst upon the stadium scene which would amaze and thrill football fans for the next three seasons. New Drum Major Dwight Hudson made is his debut with the ramp entrance on occasion of the 9th annual TBDBITL Alumni Reunion, which also presented the first ever "Quad Script Ohio" in Ohio Stadium at halftime! This dual set of discs contains almost four hours of footage, including most pre-game shows and every halftime show from the 1977 season: Miami, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Purdue, Wisconsin and Indiana). In addition, the 1978 Sugar Bowl performance and a special color film spotlighting Hudson during the Purdue game is presented.
    $49.95 + $4.00 S & H.     3 hours, 42 Minutes, B & W and Color
  • 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, Color
  • 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.     Mostly color film, 1 hour, 8 Minutes

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