Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) - (Robert De Niro) US 40x60
Pictured is a 40x60 US poster made to promote the 1973 John D. Hancock film Bang the Drum Slowly based on novel and screenplay by Mark Harris, starring Robert De Niro. Plot summary: Bruce Pearson [Robert De Niro], a catcher for the New York Mammoths, has been diagnosed with Hodgkins disease and believes this is his last season as a baseball player. The only person on the team who knows about this is Bruce's close friend the pitcher, Henry Wiggins [Michael Moriarty].
Cast and crew: Mark Harris, John D. Hancock, Michael Moriarity, Robert De Niro, Vincent Gardenia, Phil Foster, Ann Wedgeworth, Patrick McVey, Heather MacRae, Selma Diamond, Barbara Babcock, Maurice Rosenfeld, Tom Ligon, Andy Jarrell, Marshall Efron, Danny Burke