Movie carries G-Rating; G as in great!” – Billy Watkins, The Clarion Ledger
The Pistol The Birth of a Legend stars: Millie Perkins – Nick Benedict – Adam Guier – Tom Lester – Boots Garland
Producers: Darrel Campbell and Rodney Stone
Bonus Materials: “Making the Pistol” Behind the Birth of a Legend – Bloopers and Out-Takes – All New Theatrical Trailer – Pistol Pete Trivia – Pete’s Records Gallery – English and Spanish Soundtrack – Producer’s Commentary Track
“The greatest gift a parent can give their child is a dream…”
Pete Maravich Movie Trailer Transcript
Announcer: In a world, where basketball was stuck in traditions of the past. A 13-year-old boy and his father began their quest to change the game forever. Darrel Campbell and Rodney Stone present
Pete’s Father: A dreamer, he’s the kind of guy that believes, two balls fit into a hoop.”
Announcer: The Pistol.
Pete: My dream is to get a college scholarship to play basketball, and I’m gonna be, the first man to make a million dollars playing pro-basketball. Also, I want to play in a championship team and get a big ring that says I was one of the best basketball players ever.
Announcer: But change came slowly, in 1959.
Coach: If you play basketball the right way, I’ll let you dress out in the team. If you can’t, forget it.
Boy: If you’re smart, you’ll quit.
Announcer: Against All Odds.
Coach 2: I don’t care if you’re short, slow tall or small. You can play with the best of them if you’ll dedicate yourself to becoming better.
Announcer: Against tradition.
Boy 2: I want Maravich off the team; we need unity on the team and more of us like him.
Coach 2: We’re going to take you into the future.
Coach: Some things just aren’t ever going to change”
Coach 2: You got to open your mind to new ideas.
Announcer: Starring, Nick Benedict, Academy Award nominee Millie Perkins, Darrel Campbell, Rodney Stone and introducing Adam Guier as “The Pistol”.