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The Late Film: Paper Lion


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Alan Alda
Lauren Hutton
Journalist George Plimpton has made his name going in amongst the professionals and doing their thing. His latest idea is to play quarterback with the Detroit Lions football team, which is tantamount to offering unarmed combat against a pack of blood-crazed gorillas.
DETROIT LIONS coaching staff and team
Screenplay by LAWRENCE ROMAN
Based on the book by GEORGE PLIMPTON Directed by ALEX MARCH Films: page 18


Unknown: Alan Alda
Unknown: Lauren Hutton
Unknown: George Plimpton
Book By: George Plimpton
Directed By: Alex March
George Plimpton: Alan Alda
Kate: Lauren Hutton
Sugar Ray Robinson: Himself
Frank Gifford: Himself
Vincent Lombardi: Himself
Oscar: David Doyle
Susan: Ann Tl'Rkel

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The Late Film: Paper Lion

BBC One London, 30 March 1979 22.50

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