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Crazylegs (1953)

Approved | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 15 November 1953 (USA)
The story of the life and career of football star Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch (who plays himself).

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Elroy Hirsch
... Win Brockmeyer
Joan Vohs ... Ruth Stahmer
... L.A. Ram's Coach
Robert Waterfield ... Bob Waterfield -Los Angeles Ram's Quarterback (as Bob Waterfield)
Bob Kelley ... Bob Kelley
... Bill
John Brown ... Keller
Norman Field ... Otto Hirsch - Elroy's Father
... Mrs. Hirsch
... Hank Hatch
... Joey
Bill Brundige ... Bill Brundige
Win Hirsch ... Win Hirsch - Son of Elroy Hirsch
Melvyn Arnold ... Melvyn Arnold
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The story of the life and career of football star Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch (who plays himself).

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.66 : 1
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The Rams Fight Song
Music by Leith Stevens
Words by Hall Bartlett
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