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Million Dollar Movie

Posted By Alex Belth On September 9, 2010 @ 8:49 am In Arts and Culture,Bronx Banter,Documentaries,Million Dollar Movie,Television | Comments Disabled

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I covered the last game at the old Yankee Stadium for SI [2]. Spent almost the entire time trailing Ray Negron, who at one point, gave a two-hour private tour of the place to a party of four headlined by Richard Gere. The filmmaker Barbara Kopple [3]was part of the media swarm and she followed Ray and his group with her camera crew, hoping to get some footage of Gere. For his part, Gere was gracious and allowed her to film him some.

Well, Kopple’s ESPN documentary [4] will air soon but it seems that Yankee president Randy Levine doesn’t much care for it [5]. Which means, it might be pretty good, after all.


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[1] Image: http://bronxbanter.arneson.name/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/kopps.jpg

[2] covered the last game at the old Yankee Stadium for SI: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/writers/the_bonus/12/22/belth.yankeestadium/

[3] Barbara Kopple : http://www.cabincreekfilms.com/barbara_kopple.html

[4] Kopple’s ESPN documentary: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/08/sports/baseball/08sandomir.html?_r=1&ref=baseball

[5] Yankee president Randy Levine doesn’t much care for it: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/yankees/2010/09/09/2010-09-09_yank_prez_levine_pans_film_on_boss.html

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