Glickman (2013)



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A profile of Marty Glickman (1917-2001), a member of the U.S. track team at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin and football star at Syracuse University before embarking on a legendary career as a sportscaster for New York's professional teams, including basketball's Knicks, and football's Giants and Jets.

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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Not many documentaries-not many, certainly, devoted to sports figures-can claim to bring their subjects to life so fully.

Aug 23, 2013 | Full Review…

Not just an affectionate portrait of a gifted athlete-turned-groundbreaking sportscaster, the film is also a fond remembrance of life in New York City from the 1930s through the '70s.

Aug 15, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The rousing story of Marty Glickman,who invented,in the 1940s and 1950s, the modern style of sports broadcasting.

Sep 25, 2013 | Rating: 3 stars | Full Review…

Marty Glickman was simply being the best Marty Glickman he could be. For many he wasn't just the best Marty Glickman he was simply: the best.

Aug 28, 2013 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The documentary hews to a conventional structure, its own story chronological and in some instances, perfunctory, using archival voiceover from Glickman (who died in 2001) as well as bits of his announcing.

Aug 27, 2013 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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