Fear Strikes Out

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Fear Strikes Out ★★★ 1957

Perkins plays Jimmy Piersall, star outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, and Malden, his demanding father, in the true story of the baseball star's battle for sanity. One of Perkins' best screen performances. 100m/ B VHS, DVD . Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams, Perry Wilson; D: Robert Mulligan; W: Raphael David Blau; M: Elmer Bernstein.