Bang the Drum Slowly 1956

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Bang the Drum Slowly ★★ 1956

The original TV adaptation of a Mark Harris novel about baseball. A ball player stricken by a terminal illness strikes an unlikely friendship with a teammate. Interesting role for an actor (Newman) who claims to have been driven to acting by running away from the sporting goods business. 60m/B VHS . Paul Newman, George Peppard, Albert Salmi; D: Daniel Petrie. TV