Fear Strikes Out (1957)

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True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball.


  • Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore in Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  • Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore in Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  • Anthony Perkins and Norma Moore in Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  • Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  • Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  • "Fear Strikes Out" Director Robert Mulligan 1957 Paramount Pictures

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Did You Know?


Just before shooting began, Robert Mulligan had put the actors through an intense month-long rehearsal process where they all performed the entire script from start to finish like a stage play over and over until they were all completely comfortable in their roles... ...


At 39:25, the shadow that falls across John as he approaches Jim.


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Biography | Drama | Sport

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