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  • [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #1 Dallas]

    [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #1 Dallas]

    This tape features footage from the NBA Legends basketball game during the 1986 All Star Weekend. Shot for the TV special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #18 Dallas]

    [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #18 Dallas]

    Raw footage for the 1986 television special “Once a Star” from the 1986 NBA Legends basketball game during the All-Star weekend. This tape is b-roll of the NBA legends game, and cuts frequently. Notable moments are below: Continue reading

  • Max Patkin #6

    Max Patkin #6

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with Max Patkin, baseball clown. 00:59 Patkin talks about traveling the country and performing even when he was injured. He also had mental problems because of the pressure of being funny night after night and because of personal problems. 03:49 Patkin talks about his idols. 04:30 He talks about doing his act with then Vice President George (H.W.) Bush. Bush wrote a letter to Max, and sent him an invitation to the … Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #9]

    [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #9]

    This tape features raw footage of an interview with boxing legend Floyd Patterson (1935-2006) for the television series “Once A Star,” in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Patterson is asked about some of his more famous fights with Ingemar Johansson and Cassius Clay a.k.a. Muhammad Ali, his love for the sport, and his eventual retirement. Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #2 Dallas]

    [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #2 Dallas]

    This tape covers the NBA Legends game during the 1986 All Star weekend, shot for the television special 1986 “Once A Star.” Mostly b-roll of basketball practice. Continue reading

  • Bowie Kuhn in NYC #5

    Bowie Kuhn in NYC #5

    00:00 Bars and tone, with some background conversation. 01:10 Former baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn talks about night games, specifically the World Series, and “what is best for baseball.” He says local fans in Chicago don’t like it, but national fans should have a chance to see the World Series. 03:00 Tom Weinberg challenges Kuhn, asking what he means by “what’s best for baseball” and who gets to make that call. Kuhn says you need to look at a wide range … Continue reading

  • Mark The Bird Fidrych #1

    Mark The Bird Fidrych #1

    Raw interview footage with Mark–The Bird–Fidrych, former pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, for the TNT special Once a Star. Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #10]

    [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #10]

    This tape features raw footage of an interview with boxing legend Floyd Patterson (1935-2006) at a boxing arena in Atlantic City. Taped for the 1985 television series “Once A Star.” Patterson talks about his legendary boxing career and his schooling in Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading

 
 
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