Columbia TriStar Home Video brings you Brian’s Song in August

Columbia TriStar Home Video just announced Brian’s Song for release on August 8. This highly-acclaimed winner of five Emmy Awards is one of the best-loved movies ever made for television. It’s the true story of a special relationship between two professional football players. Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) and Brian Piccolo (James Caan). Both star players for the Chicago Bears, Sayers and Piccolo soon become roommates and best friends. When Sayers suffers a knee injury in mid-season, it is Piccolo who prods and inspires him to work toward a complete recovery. Then fate deals a cruel blow when Piccolo is stricken with malignant cancer. The constant support and friendship of Sayers plays a crucial role in Piccolo’s heroic fight against the disease.

“Brian’s Song” will in a fullframe presentation with a mono audio track in English. An audio commentary track featuring actors James Caan and Billy Dee Williams will also be found on the release, as well as the exclusive Featurette “Gayle Sayers: First and Goal.” Selected Talent Files and Production Notes will round up this release that will carry a suggested retail price of $24.98

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