Brian's Song (1971) The film is a tale of friendship, adversity, and very short shorts, which stars James Caan and Billy Dee Williams Together, they navigate the difficulties of interracial friendships and the rigors of a professional football season with a classiness and sophistication atypical of a movie made for television, even today.
Give us a P - give us an L - give us an A - you get the idea "Playaway!" Chris Evans played this song on his Radio 2 Breakfast show the other week! I still knew all the words!!! Made me laugh out loud driving to work!
1971 Emmy Award Winning, "Brian's Song", the true story of Chicago Bears journeyman running back Brian Piccolo in an engaging inter-shade friendship with superstar Gale Sayers, long before inter-shade "brotherhood" was cool. The pair eventually broke racial barriers by rooming together and supporting each other on the field and off the field through sickness and death. Actors Billy Dee Williams and James Caan.