Thursday, May 23, 2024

Watch Billy Crystal’s Famed 1979 Tribute to Muhammad Ali — “15 Rounds” — Here


In Billy Crystal’s beautiful eulogy today for Muhammad Ali he plugged his own famed 1979 tribute to Ali– “15 Rounds.” Here it is.

Billy’s eulogy was sensational today. I’m going to put that up too as soon as it’s available. I listened to it in the car on Sirius XM and got so teary I thought I needed windshield wipers!

Billy Crystal's Muhammad Ali tribute – 15 Rounds (1979) from Face Productions on Vimeo.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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