Oct 19 2013

Soul of the Game

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Soul of the Game: Soul of the Game is a 1996 made-for-television movie about Negro league baseball.
It starred Blair Underwood as Jackie Robinson, Delroy Lindo as Satchel Paige and Mykelti Williamson as Josh Gibson. The film depicts Paige and Gibson as the pitching and hitting stars, respectively, of the Negro Leagues in the period immediately following World War II. Robinson is an up-and-coming player on Paige’s team, the Kansas City Monarchs.

Directed by:Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Produced by:Robert Papazian

Written by:
Gary Hoffman (story)
David Himmelstein (teleplay)

Blair Underwood
Delroy Lindo
Mykelti Williamson
Edward Herrmann
R. Lee Ermey

Music by : Lee Holdridge
Cinematography: Sandi Sissel
Editing by: Victor Du Bois
Distributed by: HBO
Release date: April 20, 1996
Running time: 94 min.
Country: United States
Language: English

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