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    • The Making of Slap Shot

    • Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Hockey Movie Ever Made
    • By: Jonathon Jackson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Even 30-odd years after Slap Shot's release, diehard hockey fans can still recite scenes of dialogue by heart, making lines like "putting on the foil" just common argot for the devoted. Yet many may be surprised to learn that the true story behind the making of the film is as captivating as the film itself. In The Making of Slap Shot, veteran sports writer Jonathon Jackson lets fans not only relive just how the film was made, but brings to light surprising facts (i.e., Al Pacino was the first choice for the role of Reggie Dunlop.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three Thumbs Up!!!

    • By steve on 04-26-14

    Regular price: $19.95