The Great Sports Documentaries: 100+ Award Winning Films (Paperback)

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Sports and competition have been film subjects since the dawn of the medium. Olympic sports documentaries have been around nearly as long as the games themselves; films about surfing, boxing, roller derby, motorcycle racing and bodybuilding were theatrical successes during the 1960s and 1970s. The author surveys the history of the sports documentary subgenre, covering more than 100 award-winning films of 40+ different competitions, from traditional team sports to dogsled racing to ballroom dancing.

About the Author


Michael Peters works in the education field and lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781476669595
ISBN-10: 1476669597
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Publication Date: December 13th, 2017
Pages: 210
Language: English