Fear Strikes Out

Fear Strikes Out (1957)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1957-03-20
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 10 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Sports biopic depicting the athletic, domestic, and emotional struggles of Jimmy Piersall (Anthony Perkins). He achieved stardom as a member of the Boston Red Sox but battled mental illness and intense pressure from his father.

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    Sound Charles Grenzbach Sound Recordist
    Costume & Make-Up Edith Head Costume Design
    Art Hal Pereira Art Direction
    Production Alan J. Pakula Producer
    Sound Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer
    Art Sam Comer Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor
    Directing Robert Mulligan Director
    Editing Aaron Stell Editor
    Art Grace Gregory Set Decoration
    Art Hilyard M. Brown Art Direction
    Directing Richard Caffey Assistant Director
    Costume & Make-Up Nellie Manley Hair Supervisor
    Production Bert McKay Casting
    Writing Ted Berkman Screenplay
    Camera Haskell B. Boggs Director of Photography
    Writing Raphael Blau Screenplay
    Sound Paul Franz Sound Recordist
    Camera James Grant First Assistant Camera