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  • [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #2]

    [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #2]

    This tape contains the continuation of an interview with former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (1926-2007), shot for the 1986 television special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • Max Patkin #4

    Max Patkin #4

    00:00 This is a continuation of footage of Max Patkin, baseball clown. 01:00 Footage of Max Patkin doing his act at a minor league baseball game. He gets dowsed with water and covered in mud. The videomaker expresses dissatisfaction that he’s doing it on the wrong side of the field and the video only catches him from behind. 02:05 Patkin resumes “coaching” third base. His pants fall off. 05:40 Patkin is going to “show the Peoria Chiefs how to hit.” … Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: Bill Wade #2]

    [Once a Star raw: Bill Wade #2]

    Interview with former football player Bill Wade, the quarterback for the Bears’ 1963 Championship team. Wade, standing in a suit and tie across from his current place of work, comments on the 1985 Chicago Bears team and offers his thoughts on the philosophy of football, staying in shape, and his time on the Bears. Following the interview are clips from the Bears’ historic 1963 season. Shot for the documentary Once A Star. Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #12]

    [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #12]

    This tape features raw footage of boxing legend Floyd Patterson (1935-2006) and his son Tracy prepping before a fight in Atlantic City. Shot for the 1985 television series “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #4 Dallas]

    [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #4 Dallas]

    Raw footage for the 1986 television special “Once a Star.” Shot during the 1986 NBA All Star weekend. This tape is a continuation of an interview with Cazzie Russell (1944-) before the game. Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #3]

    [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #3]

    This tape contains the continuation of an interview with former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (1926-2007), shot for the 1986 television special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • Max Patkin #5

    Max Patkin #5

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with Max Patkin, baseball clown. 02:30 Patkin talks about touring with the Harlem Globetrotters. He talks for a little bit about Sweetwater Clifton’s baseball skills. He also did a show at football games, for the Baltimore Colts. 05:30 He has fun doing his work, even if he doesn’t get paid much. 06:21 His minor league baseball career ended when his arm bone got chipped by someone sliding into home plate. He says … Continue reading

  • [Once A Star raw: Bobby and Dennis Hull #7]

    [Once A Star raw: Bobby and Dennis Hull #7]

    This tape is comprised of a short interview segment with hockey legend Bobby Hull, as well as some b-roll of Bobby and brother Dennis Hull skating and shooting around an ice rink. In the interview, Hull gives insight into the fleeting nature of playing on a hockey team, his relationship with his brother Dennis, and his current career in the cattle business. It was shot for the documentary Once A Star. Continue reading