Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 2 – Figure Skating & Boxing & Track n Field

DOG ASIDE: Many of the segments of Animalympics stand alone….plus there are some recurring events and important characters. The largest such story is the coverage of the marathon….where competitors René Fromage and Kit Mambo are the favorites to win. Both are determined to win with Fromage having devoted his entire life to the marathon….while Mambo…

Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 1 – Flame Journey & Marathon & Gymnastics imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Animalympics is a 1980 animated film produced by Lisberger Studios….and released by Warner Bros.  It was the third animated feature film presented with Dolby sound. Originally commissioned by the NBC network as two separate specials…it spoofs the Summer and Winter Olympic Games….and features the voices of Billy Crystal, Gilda Radner, Harry Shearer and Michael…

Special Abracadabra It Is Magic Host Dick Cavett Part 2

DOG ASIDE: Magic shows consist of many types of magic….and even more types of magic tricks….which are typically known by names and short phrases….like Asrah Levitation, Battle of the Barrels, Bill in Lemon, Bullet Catch, Cabinet Escape, Dagger Head Box, Dismemberment, Guillotin, Vanish Coin, Metamorphosis and Predicament Escape…..and so many more…..but they are all MAGIC…..and…

Special – Abracadabra It Is Magic – Host Dick Cavett – Part 1

DOG ASIDE:

Dick Cavett hosts a 3-part series called “Abracadabra It Is Magic”…..as he brings some of the finest magicians in the world together for this fascinating magic show…..from illusionists to prestidigitation masters of the art of magic….so, tell me….is there anyone alive who doesn’t like magic?…..if there is….they probably don’t like ice cream either.

Special – Abracadabra It Is Magic – Host Dick Cavett – Part 3

DOG ASIDE: Magic holds a special place in Bone Daddy’s heart…..cuz he stayed 12 nights at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA…..while attending the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games…..and there is no place in the world that holds magic in higher esteem than the Academy of Magical Arts which is housed at The Magic…

Special – MLB Salary Comparison Of 1963 and 1983 & Al Oerter On Steroids

DOG ASIDE: This video provides a really interesting look at the highest paid MLB players in 1963…..and how that compares with the highest paid player salaries of 1983….and do you know what grew that salary base?…..the boob tube….that’s television folks…..for this reason for growth has escalated beyond belief since 1983 to 2016.  This video then…

Special – 1982 – Sports Year In Review – Part 5

DOG ASIDE: Regretfully, we do not have audio on this clip…but the video is still great….and the sporting events that are covered….are well worth watching even without sound…so, kicking off the video is highlights of Bjorn Borg vs John McEnroe in the Men’s Finals at Wimbledon….then moves to coverage of soccer’s World Cup….followed by a…

Special – NFL Film – The Fashion Conscious NFL Of The 1960’s & The Career of Joe Montana

DOG ASIDE: As an accredited Sportsphile….I just have a huge spot in my heart for father Ed Sabol and son Steve Sabol….the awesome minds behind NFL Films…..for these men proved over and over that a picture is worth a thousand words….and in their case….a good film is worth a thousand memories….and they have been the…

NFL – Profile of QB Joe Montana – The San Francisco 49’ers Leader

DOG ASIDE: This video shows the story of San Francisco 49’ers QB Joe Montana….from Notre Dame to the 49’ers….as he returns from back surgery in 1984 to lead San Francisco to a win in Super Bowl XIX.  Montana was known as the “comeback kid”….as he provides evidence in this clip that becomes unquestionable…..as Montana and…