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.



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  • 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)
  • Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, and Perry Wilson in Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  • Fear Strikes Out (1957)
  • Fear Strikes Out (1957)

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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... ...


Goofs

In Jimmy's first game with the Red Sox, the Red Sox pitcher starts his windup as a lefty in the close-up and completes it as a righty in the long shot.

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Genres

Biography | Drama | Sport

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