A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story


2h 1978

Brief Synopsis

A sentimental retelling of the love story of baseball immortal Lou Gehrig and his wife, told from her point of view. Originally this was to have premiered in October 1977, but ironically it was pre-empted by the World Series. Instead it had its initial airing opposite the Super Bowl Game! An Emmy Aw

Film Details

Also Known As
Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A sentimental retelling of the love story of baseball immortal Lou Gehrig and his wife, told from her point of view. Originally this was to have premiered in October 1977, but ironically it was pre-empted by the World Series. Instead it had its initial airing opposite the Super Bowl Game! An Emmy Award nomination went to Blanche Hanalis for her adaptation of Eleanor Gehrig's book.

Film Details

Also Known As
Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
Release Date
1978

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Aired in United States January 15, 1978