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PG| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
"The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg" is a humorous and nostalgic documentary about an extraordinary baseball player who transcended religious prejudice to become an American icon. Detroit Tiger Hammerin Hank's accomplishments during the Golden Age of Baseball rivaled those of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

Cast: Hank Greenberg , Alan Dershowitz , Bob Feller , Charlie Gehringer , Kenesaw M. Landis , Carl Levin , Walter Matthau , Ira Berkow

Director: Aviva Kempner

Genres: Documentary, Biography

Distributor: Cowboy Pictures

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1999)

Release Date: December 24th, 1998|1 hr. 29 min.

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  • 88
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    A model of what a largely talking-heads documentary should be, with on-camera testimonials and lots of film clips that offer layers of context. show more

  • 88
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    Scrupulously made and deeply affectionate. show more

  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Kempner demonstrates how the star's success and dignified bearing inspired a generation of Jews to fight through the ethnic barriers in all fields. show more

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