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Balls Bluff (1961)

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During a Civil War battle, a soldier is transported through time, landing in New York City's Central Park in the year 1961. He then explores Manhattan and goes to Yankee Stadium in an ... See full summary »

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During a Civil War battle, a soldier is transported through time, landing in New York City's Central Park in the year 1961. He then explores Manhattan and goes to Yankee Stadium in an attempt to locate other Civil War soldiers. Written by Bhob Stewart <bhob2@earthlink.net>

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Balls Bluff was seen!
10 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I read the previous post where the writer said this film was "lost." I saw Balls Bluff at a Robert Downey (Sr) film festival (of sorts) in 1965. It was at a small theater near Ghirardeli Square in San Francisco. I seem to remember seeing it again, maybe in 1969, about the time Putney Swope came out. Balls Bluff has always stuck with me, especially the part where the civil war soldier walks out into right field (as I recall)at Yankee Stadium. I remember reading somewhere that Downey had his actor walk out there during a game and shot the scene from the stands. The man was merely escorted off the field. Can you imagine what they would do to him today?

Anyway, I mention this in the hopes that it might help someone locate a print of this movie. I remember liking it and have always wanted to see it again --


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