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2.9
91 Ratings

Bang the Drum Slowly

Directed by John D. Hancock
United States, 1973
Sport, Drama

Synopsis

The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher’s terminal illness through a baseball season.

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Bang the Drum Slowly Directed by John D. Hancock

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1974 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1973 | Winner: Top Ten Films