Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America

Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America
Type TV Special
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 0hr 57mins.
Genres Sports, Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
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Jamal Anderson Actor Interviewee 1 1000002
Christine Brenna Actor Interviewee 1 1000003
Jim Bouton Actor Interviewee 1 1000004
Keith Hernandez Actor Interviewee 1 1000005
Billie Jean King Actor Interviewee 1 1000006
Sugar Ray Leonard Actor Interviewee 1 1000007
Robert Lipsyte Actor Interviewee 1 1000008
Martina Navratilova Actor Interviewee 1 1000009
Nancy Reno Actor Interviewee 1 1000010
Robert Towne Actor Interviewee 1 1000011
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Ross Greenburg Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Dan Klein Producer n/a 3 3000003
Margaret Grossi Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Min Lee Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
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Mark Haden Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Per AC Larsson Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Joe Lipari Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000002
Rob Newman Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000003
Ruben Porres Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000004
John Slagle Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000005
Keith Walker Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000006
Brett Wiley Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000007
Richard Dare Color Correction n/a 120930 6000008
Malcolm Jamieson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Lenny Davidowitz On-Line Editor n/a 120811 7000002
Steve Rinaldis On-Line Editor n/a 120811 7000003
Brian Keane Music n/a 120781 8000001
Michael Halatyn Music music clearance 120781 8000002
Rena Kosersky Music music researcher 120781 8000003
Brian Keane Music Conductor n/a 120818 8000004
Mary Carillo Consultant n/a 120784 12000001
John Wiggins Sound Designer n/a 120915 14000001
Thor Neureiter Assistant (to the producer) 120820 25000001
Mary Healy Archival Footage footage clearance 120984 26000001
Max Segal Archival Footage footage clearance 120984 26000002
Vinnie Cintolo Other production secretary 120795 26000003
Justin Micatrotto Other production intern 120795 26000004
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Patricia Szenher Other infinit 120795 26000006
Synopsis
Documentary examining the link between sex and sports. From the struggle of female athletes trying to avoid sexploitation to the burden of gay athletes who often must remain closeted, this special chronicles the evolution of using sex appeal to sell sports in every event from football to women's World Cup soccer.