Sports Action Pro-Files
Dir. Gordon Quinn. 1972. Digital projection. Co-produced and edited by Kartemquin Films, Sports Action Pro-Files consist of various profiles of the country’s most talented athletes and sports professionals. Beautifully crafted and startlingly insightful, these twenty-minute gems provide a vantage on famous figures that is unthinkable in today’s micro-managed, image-crafted celebrity culture. This program features episodes on American heavyweight boxer Ron Lyle, legendary Michigan head football coach Bo Schembechler, and Al McGuire, Marquette University head basketball coach and NBC Sports commentator. Program duration: 60 mins.