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G| 1 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Brian Piccolo (James Caan) and Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) are teammates on the mid-1960s Chicago Bears. At a time when professional football still bears a certain amount of race-based segregation, the growing friendship between the white Piccolo and the black Sayers, as well as their wives, Joy (Shelley Fabares) and Linda (Judy Pace), becomes a symbol of harmony during the civil rights era. That bond grows stronger still when Piccolo receives some shattering and unexpected news.

Cast: James Caan , Billy Dee Williams , Jack Warden , Shelley Fabares , Judy Pace , Bernie Casey , David Huddleston , Ron Feinberg

Director: Buzz Kulik

Genres: Docudrama

Brian's Song (1971)

Release Date: November 30th, 1971|1 hr. 14 min.

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