Rare Sports Films


(At Rare Sportsfilms, Inc.)


  • 1984 INDIANAPOLIS 500 - “Green Flag at 200” plus “The Hidden Heroes” and “March Into May” narrated by voice of the 500 Paul Page all on one DVD! Rookie Teo Fabi grabs the pole and A.J. Foyt is in his 26th consecutive Indy 500! Driver interviews, qualifying, pit stop action, different views of on-track crashes and all the drama on three different films! Rick Mears wins his 2nd 500!
    All color! 1 Hour, 10 Minutes,  $29.95 + $4.20 Shipping.      Add only $10 extra for BLU-RAY!
  • 1976 DAYTONA 500 - “Collision Course”, plus 1976 “Daytona Speed Week” – Here’s a vintage racing doubleheader – Two different NASCAR films on the 1976 Daytona 500, both on one DVD! “Daytona Speed Week” touches on all the big on-track events of the week leading up to and including the famed Daytona 500. “Collision Course” concentrates solely on the 500, telling the story of the historic race by showing completely different scenes. Still one of the most talked about races of all time, this 500 featured two top drivers fighting it out all the way to a smash-up finish with David Pearson and Richard Petty leaving NASCAR fans limp in their seats at the end! Bennie Parsons, A.J. Foyt, Ramo Stott, Bobby Allison, Lennie Pond, Buddy Baker Salt Walther, Dick Brooks and more!
    All color!   27 Minutes, $29.95 + $4.20 Shipping.
  • 1935, 1936 and 1937 American League Films - all on one DVD! - All three of the original yearly American League baseball films from 1935, 1936 and 1937 are now on DVD, thanks to Rare Sportsfilms! Not only does each film contain highlights of each year’s World Series, but top stars of the mid-1930’s explain the fundamentals of playing their individual positions and talk on a variety of baseball subjects. See and hear Lou Gehrig, Rogers Hornsby, Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg, Moe Berg, Jimmy Dykes, Wes Farrell, Joe Cronin, Connie Mack, Tommy Bridges, Mickey Cochrane, Joe McCarthy and others. Two of baseball’s greatest players were rookies in 1936 - Bob Feller and Joe DiMaggio, and both give their own thoughts on the game. Other stars you’ll see are Ted Lyons, Lefty Gomez, Goose Goslin, Charlie Gehringer, Luke Appling, Sam West, Buddy Myer, Frank Crosetti, Bill Dickey, Tony Lazzari, Earle Combs, Johnny Murphy, Red Ruffing, Jo Jo White, Red Rolfe, Rudy York, Hal Trosky and more!
    1 Hour, 29 minutes, B & W  $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.
  • 1968 "This Week in The AFL" - (Weeks 3-4-5 of the ’68 season) - The final three ’68 AFL weekly review films have now been restored by Rare Sportsfilms and are together and in COLOR on one DVD! Here are the highlights of each AFL game from Saturday Sept. 21 through Sunday October 6, 1968, a total of 15 games! Sportscaster Charlie Jones narrates as the action unfolds and gives colorful commentary on each game! Here are just a few of the AFL stars you’ll see on this DVD: Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Don Maynard, Emerson Boozer, Johnny Sample, Matt Snell, Larry Csonka, Jim Kiick, Eric Crabtree, Steve Tensi, Warren McVea, John Stoffa, John Hadl, Lance Alworth, Gary Garrison, Pete Beathard, Daryl Lamonica, Fred Biletnikoff, Marlin Briscoe, and of course the AFL hero of the season, Joe Namath!
    1 Hour, 16 minutes, Color   $29.95 plus $4.00 S & H.     Add only $10 extra for BLU-RAY!
    NOTE: With this Week 3-4-5 release, we have now restored all 15 AFL weekly films from the 1968 season. If desired, you can now get the entire 15-week package (set of all 6 DVDs totaling almost 6˝ hours of 1968 AFL history, and over $200 value if purchased separately) for only $140 flat (free shipping)!
  • 1966 NFL "Games of the Week" - (Weeks 2, 3 and 15), featuring the St. Louis Cardinals vs the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Browns - In week 2 of the ’66 season, the Cardinals host new head coach Otto Graham’s Redskins in rainy St. Louis and win handily, 23-7. Cards are now 2-0 on the young season and head to Cleveland the following week to face the defending Eastern Champions. It’s a lively back and forth game with a Roy Shivers 94-yd KO return, three TD’s by Leroy Kelly and a 57-yd TD run by Jackie Smith highlighting the 34-28 Redbird win. By the final week of the season Charley Johnson has been knocked out of action and Terry Nofsinger is at QB for St. Louis as Redbirds host Browns in the season re-match. Cards mount 10-0 lead in first qtr, but never score again, as two long TD passes (Ryan to Collins), Groza FG and TD’s by Kelly, Ernie Green and Clifton McNeil end scoring but not the action! Walter Roberts and Cards DB Bobby Williams are both ejected for fighting and a few disgruntled fans standing on the top of the dugout and throwing objects are led away by police. A 5-0 start to the season by the Cardinals ends with a disheartening 8-5-1 record, as Redbirds lose four of their last five games of the season.
    1 Hour, 17 minutes, Color   $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.
  • 1948 Cleveland Browns “The Year Around With The Browns” - In 1948, the Cleveland Browns became the first pro football team to go undefeated for an entire season (14-0)! A new pro football attendance record was also set, as 82,769 packed in to see the unbeaten Browns and 49’ers face off in a hard-fought 14-7 game! Visit the locker room at halftime and see coach Paul Brown at the blackboard. Browns clinch Western Title at old Kezar Stadium winning 31-28 over 49’ers. Also shown are games vs Chicago Rockets, original Baltimore Colts and N.Y. Yanks. Browns shown overwhelming Bills in the AAFC Championship game at Cleveland, 49-7. This very rare and unusual film was released by the Browns after the ’48 season, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the players both on and off the field leading up to their third consecutive championship year. This part is in beautiful color, while the on-field game footage in B & W.
    44 minutes, Color/B&W   $29.95 + $4.00 S & H.
  • 1962 Masters Tournament - The first Masters ever to culminate in a three-way tie! After four days and 72 holes of golf it’s a tie and a Monday playoff between Arnold Palmer, defending champion Gary Player and Dow Finsterwald! See legendary names Gene Sarazen, Jimmy Demaret, Sam Snead, Doug Sanders, Ben Hogan, Cary Middlecoff, Julius Boros, Jerry Barber, Gene Littler, 1934 winner of the first Masters Horton Smith and husky young Jack Nicklaus in his first Masters as a professional!  
    38 minutes, beautiful Color!   $29.95 + $4 S & H.   Add only $10 extra for BLU-RAY!
  • 1982 Ohio State University Marching Band - Dr. Paul Droste, director, Bruce Hart, drum major. Includes: BAYLOR "The Greatest Show on Earth", STANFORD "Broadway Showstoppers", FLORIDA STATE "The Music of Diana Ross", PURDUE "OSU Goes Country and Western", MINNESOTA "Big Bands, Little Bands", MICHIGAN "Proud To Be An American" plus Holiday Bowl performance and special bonus: Holiday Bowl OSU vs BYU football highlights "Glad Tidings", narrated by John Facenda of NFL Films.
    A big, two-disc set for   $49.95 + $4.00 S & H (add $10 for Blu-Ray!).   3 hours, 31 minutes, ALL COLOR!

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