Billy Crystal 700 Sundays® is an exclusive HBO® comedy special based on Billy Crystal’s Tony Award®-winning, smash-hit, one-man Broadway show. Spanning several decades beginning in the 1950s, Crystal revisits the family members and friends who molded his character from an early age, providing him with encouragement and creative material that would inspire the fledgling comedian when he launched into a career in show business. This presentation of six-time Emmy® winner Billy Crystal’s original two-act play is a heartfelt story of family and fate, laughter and loving.
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A film by lifelong New York Yankee fan Billy Crystal, 61* is now available to own on Blu-ray. One was the Yankees’ best loved player; the other was their most valuable. In the summer of 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle took on Babe Ruth’s record, the 1927 single-season 60 home run slam. It would be a summer that no one who knows baseball would forget. In 1961, Mickey Mantle is a Yankee favorite. The smiling sun god of the season, a hit with fans and sports writers alike and natural heir to his predecessors Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Bebe Ruth. Also at bat is a young Midwesterner, Roger Maris. A hard-hitting right fielder, Maris is Mantle’s opposite in almost every way. Quiet and soft-spoken, he doesn’t add up to everything a sports legend should be, and finds himself losing the support of the fans when he refuses to try. As the summer of 1961 unfolds, both Maris and Mantle find themselves approaching Babe Ruth’s benchmark of 60 home runs. Facing mounting pressure from the media and the stands, they both know there’s only room for one winner. The people make their choice known. But the people’s favorite isn’t the favorite to win.
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