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Long Gone (1987)

Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south.

Director:

Martin Davidson

Writers:

Paul Hemphill (story), Michael Norell (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Petersen ... Cecil 'Stud' Cantrell (as William L. Petersen)
Virginia Madsen ... Dixie Lee Boxx
Dermot Mulroney ... Jamie Weeks
Larry Riley ... Joe Louis Brown
Katy Boyer ... Esther Wrenn
Henry Gibson ... Hale Buchman
Teller ... Hale Buchman, Jr.
Robert Easton ... Cletis Ramey
Panchito Gómez Panchito Gómez ... Paco Izquierdo
David Langston Smyrl David Langston Smyrl ... Monroe Wright
Guich Koock Guich Koock ... Bump Klein
Arthur Rosenberg Arthur Rosenberg ... Peaches Cluff
Will Zahrn ... Knucksie Chappell
Edward Blatchford Edward Blatchford ... Whiz Whsonant
Joel Murray ... Bart Polanski
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Storyline

Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stogies See more »

Filming Locations:

Ybor City, Florida, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

William Petersen declined the offer to star in Platoon (1986) in favor of this film. See more »

Goofs

When Joe Brown and Stud are destroying the car at the end of the movie, Joe Brown smashes the drivers side window. In a subsequent shot, the window is intact. See more »

Quotes

Cecil "Stud" Cantrell: When God made Man, He made him outta string. He had a little left, so He made that little thing. When God made Woman, He made her outta lace. He didn't have enough, so He left that little space. Thank you, God!
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Soundtracks

Honky Tonk (Part II)
Performed by Bill Doggett
Written by Bill Doggett (as Doggett) and Berisford Shepherd (as Shepherd)
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Peterson isn't Long Gone afterall
17 October 2002 | by JJohnsSee all my reviews

This was a nice baseball comedy flick. Good for baseball buffs and people who enjoyed the 80's scene at that time. Its really good to see Peterson back on the screen regularly, cause after this movie and the Live and Die in L.A. movie, I didn't think his career would ever pick up again. Now he's in that new CSI show. My mother loves the show. He's really a good actor and carries the show well just like he did in Long Gone. Good to see you back Peterson.


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