The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend: Directed by Frank C. Schroeder. With Millie Perkins, Nick Benedict, Adam Guier, Murrell Garland. Biography of pro basketball player "Pistol" Pete Maravich, who died suddenly in 1988 at age 40 from a heart attack.
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The Pistol Pete movie, The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend, is the uplifting story of a scrawny eighth grade boy whose stunning basketball skills earn him a spot on the high school team! Unfortunately for young Pete Maravich (Adam Guier), his style of “showtime” basketball is way ahead of its time.
The Pistol follows the dreams, struggles & inspirations of a young Pete Maravich growing up to eventually become the master showman and basketball legend we all know him by today. As a kid myself (at the time i first saw this film) living in Australia who loved and played a lot of basketball, i was totally unaware that Pete Maravich even existed.
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Pete Maravich Movie. Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 and is filed under Uncategorized. The Pistol Birth of a Legend is the uplifting and inspirational story of how Pete Maravich started to make his dream come true. It was a dream that propelled him to become the youngest inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Pete Maravich revolutionized the game of basketball.
The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend is a 1991 biographical sports film about the 1959 8th grade basketball season of Pete Maravich and his father Press Maravich. The film, which presents his early beginnings and the origin of the "Pistol" nickname, is set in Clemson, SC , where the elder Maravich served as head coach for Clemson Tigers men's basketball . 
The Pistol is the action-packed, heartwarming motion picture about the dedication of a parent to his child and the devotion of a boy to become the greatest basketball player ever. Filmmakers Darrel Campbell and Rodney Stone go to great lengths to bring Pistol Pete fans this re-mastered sports classic, sure to be a great addition to any family movie collection.
College Basketball Hall of Fame. Inducted in 2006. Peter Press Maravich ( Serbian Cyrillic: Петар Маравић; June 22, 1947 – January 5, 1988), known by his nickname Pistol Pete, was an American professional basketball player. Maravich was born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, and raised in the Carolinas.
Steve Nash to Produce Movie About NBA Hall of Famer ‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich (Exclusive) Emmy-nominated filmmaker Brett Rapkin will write and direct after optioning Pistol Pete’s life rights ...