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The Deadliest Season (1977)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Sport  -  16 March 1977 (USA)
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Gerry Miller, a professional hockey player, gives in to internal and outside pressures and adopts a more aggressive style on the ice. During one particularly violent game a player on an ... See full summary »

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Gerry Miller
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George Graff
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Sharon Miller
Sully Boyar ...
Tom Feeney
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Carole Eskanazi
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District Attorney Horace Meade
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Bill Cavins
Paul D'Amato ...
Dave Eskanazi
Ron Weyand ...
Judge Reinhardt
Frank Bongiorno ...
Rene Beauvois
Mel Boudrot ...
Coach Bryant
Rudy Hornish ...
Walters
Dino Narizzano ...
Referee Merritt
Alan North ...
Detective Forscher
George Petrie ...
President MacCloud
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Gerry Miller, a professional hockey player, gives in to internal and outside pressures and adopts a more aggressive style on the ice. During one particularly violent game a player on an opposing team dies, and the authorities charge Miller with manslaughter. Written by Anonymous

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I would love to get a copy of the Deadliest Season. It was filmed at the Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Ct in Nov 1976. I was the guy who was getting checked all the time and took all the slap shots My friends and I who were playing semi pro hockey in the area were the hockey players in this movie. We were paid 50 bucks a day which started at 6am and ended at 6pm for 10 days. When not being used for a scene the rest of the guys would sit in the locker room and drink beer from the keg that was supplied by the people in charge. With my 400.00 pay I bought a table saw from Sears, which I still use today. If anyone knows where I can get a copy, I would be eternally grateful.

Joe Tonelli


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