Lombardi (film)

Lombardi is a 2010 documentary film surrounding Pro Football Hall of Fame head coach Vince Lombardi produced by NFL Films and HBO. The documentary is one of three productions detailing Lombardi, along with a Broadway theatre and ESPN feature film.[2] Besides focusing on his coaching career with the Green Bay Packers, it also details his playing days at Fordham University and being part of the Seven Blocks of Granite offensive line, along with being a high school coach and teacher at Englewood, New Jersey's St. Cecilia High School.[3] Among the people interviewed are Lombardi's children and Hall of Famers Sam Huff, Frank Gifford, Bart Starr and Sonny Jurgensen.[4] HBO found many of the clips in the documentary at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[5] The documentary was aired at Lambeau Field on November 18,[6] the Pro Football Hall of Fame on November 27,[7] and the College Football Hall of Fame on December 1 before airing on HBO on December 11.[8]

The documentary won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary.[9]

Lombardi
Theme music composerDavid Robidoux[1]
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Running time90 minutes
Production company(s)NFL Films
Release
Original networkHBO
Original releaseDecember 11, 2010[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "CREDITS". Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  2. ^ a b Rowe, Douglas (2010-07-28). "HBO to Air Documentary on Vince Lombardi". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  3. ^ Zuidema, Michael. "HBO special 'Lombardi' offers glimpses of NFL coaching legend from variety of angles". Booth Newspapers. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  4. ^ Ellenport, Craig (2010-12-10). "HBO's Lombardi doc debuts Saturday". National Football League. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  5. ^ Sandomir, Richard (2010-12-11). "The Loud, and Memorable, Voice of Lombardi". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  6. ^ Gerd, Warren (2010-11-18). "HBO's 'Lombardi' film premieres at Lambeau, impresses Packers legends". Packersnews. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  7. ^ "Lombardi". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  8. ^ "HBO Sports and NFL Films Examine the Life of One of Football's Most Revered Coaches in LOMBARDI, Debuting December 11". College Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  9. ^ "NFL Films' 'Hard Knocks' leads NFL Media to five Sports Emmys". National Football League. 2011-05-03. Retrieved 2012-12-23.

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