Gallagher which was originally published on june 1st, 1999. Download the express the ernie davis story 2008 129. Based on the reallife story of college football hero ernie davis, the express will remind some moviegoers of the hearttugging brians song. Gallagher is an extremely inspiring and motivating book.
The ernie davis story 2008 bdrip xvid ac3dmz language. Rob brown plays ernie davis, while dennis quaid lends a supporting role as coach ben schwartzwalder. Gallagher, helped keep davis memory alive by exposing new generations of. He was drafted by the cleveland browns, but never played a down in the nfl because he was diagnosed with leukemia soon after.
Ernie davis was born on this date in 1939 in new salem, pennsylvania. An enduring story of a true scholarathlete, the express is a touching, impeccably researched, deeply personal portrait of ernie davis, and a vivid look at. The syracuse university football star had just won the heisman trophy, college footballs most coveted award, when suddenly, he heard that president john kennedy had telephoned, relaying word that he wanted to meet davis in manhattan, where he was visiting. Dec 18, 2015 ernie davis was an allamerican on the gridiron and a man of integrity off the field. Justin jones, happily collecting soda bottles along the towns railroad tracks. The formula is basic and durable, and when you hitch it to a good story, you can hardly fail. The express would need to work hard to fumble this ball, and it doesnt, making a smooth cinematic touchdown with heart, intelligence, guts, rapidfire editing, and a minimum of cliche. Feb 16, 2009 the movie begins with ernie davis as a young african american boy growing up in uniontown, pennsylvania in the late 1940s. The elmira express, the story of a heisman trophy winner by robert c.
Ernie davis was a star athlete at syracuse university and the first african american to win the heisman trophy. The elmira express, the story of a heisman trophy winner, by robert c. Both titles are appropriate for reading in conjunction with seeing the movie and using this curriculum. Life and times of ernie davis by those who knew and knew of him. He left his legacy behind as he was the first african american to win the heisman trophy, the most glorified award in college football. The ernie davis story, a 2008 film starring dennis quaid. Oct 08, 2008 ernie davis is the subject of the movie the express, which opens on friday. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your. Mark isham it seams that there will never be enough stories to inspire screenplays in the sports genre of film. The story of a heisman trophy winner was written by robert c. Gallagher, is said to be the basis of the film, although friends like. As some of you may recall, i grew up in elmira, new york ernie davis hometown. Aisle to glory, a 1998 comedy short film featuring kal penn. Davis rushed for 2,386 yards and scored 220 points for the orangemen.
T he story begins with a young ernie davis justin martin and a young will davis jr. Soon, they are confronted by a gang of white boys approximately 1015 hurling racial epithets and threatening to beat them up if they young ernie and young will do not give up their bags of soda bott. Davis entertainment, idea filmproduktions, relativity media distribuzione. The matchup concludes with a victory for syracuse, and its first national championship. The ernie davis storystarring rob brown, dennis quaid, darrin dewitt henson,omar benson miller, nelsan ellis, charles s. The express 2008 pg min biography, drama, sport a drama based on the life of college football hero ernie davis, the first africanamerican to win the heisman trophy. Ernie davis succeeded at every venue, a threesport standout in high school, a twotime allamerican halfback at syracuse.
Sep 02, 2008 in battling his illness, davis showed great dignity and courage, inspired the nation, and moved president john f. He was an african american college football player and the first black man to win the heisman trophy. Based on the incredible true story, the express follows the inspirational life of college football hero ernie davis rob brown, the first africanamerican to win the heisman trophy. Drama based on the incredible true story, the express follows the inspirational life of college football hero ernie davis rob brown, the first africanamerican to win the heisman trophy. Do you know the real legend of ernie davis or just the well known facts about his life. Love by the book tv movie 2014 a bookstore owner and hopeless. The only fulllength biography of davis, ernie davis. A multisport high school star in elmira, new york, davis went on to syracuse university, where as a sophomore he led his team to an undefeated season and a national championship in 1959, and earned his nickname. This quiz will challenge how much you know with some simple questions and other difficult ones that many people may not know.
A drama based on the life of college football hero ernie davis, the first africanamerican to win the heisman trophy. At times the express couldnt decide whether it was telling a story of racial tensions, a general inspirational sports film or the tragic biography of ernie davis. Ernie davis was an all american on the gridiron, and a man of integrity off the field. Gallagher, began production in april 2007 and was released on october 10, 2008. Gallagher is one of the most heart shifting stories and it will definately change your outlook on sports, and how ernie davis affected sports today. Express, by love and rockets, 1986 express christina aguilera song, 2010 express dina carroll song, a song by dina carroll from the 1993 album so close express b. The gridiron action is vividly and excitingly rendered as is a superb supporting cast, most notably omar benson miller as daviss wisecracking teammate. It helps us to realize that there is much more beyond the sports aspect of this magnificent individual. Thus it is with this superior movie called the express. The ernie davis story is a movie about the star running back, ernie davis, and how discrimination and racism wouldnt stop him from becoming the best football player he. Biography ernie davis was an allamerican on the gridiron, and a man of integrity off the field. The express the ernie davis story 2008 avicanusrg torrent download locations click the yellow download button on the right to download the. The express 2008 download yify movie torrent yts hd movies at the smallest file size. Gary fleder does more than that in telling the story of ernie davis the elmira express, the running back for syracuse who became the first africanamerican to win the heisman trophy, in 1961.
The elmira express, ernie davis african american registry. The ernie davis story, directed by gary fleder and based on the nonfiction book the elmira express. Download the express the ernie davis story 2008 129 mins. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by charles leavitt from a book titled ernie davis.
The ernie davis story when it was rereleased with the movie. With rob brown, dennis quaid, clancy brown, darrin dewitt henson. Download the express the ernie davis story 2008 129 mins edited for language dvdrip xhq stormchaser mp torrent or any other torrent from category. The express soundtrack ernie davis story ost youtube.
When davis later became a star running back for the syracuse orangemen, his. Davis spent part of his boyhood years in uniontown, pa, where he lived with his grandparents until relocating to elmira to permanently live with his mother and stepfather. If there is no download button, click the torrent name to view torrent source pages and download there. It follows davis life from his early youth in elmira, new york, in the 1940s and 50s. Based on the incredible true story, the express follows the inspirational life of college football hero ernie davis rob brown, the first. It is directed by gary fleder, produced by john davis, and based on the screenplay by charles leavitt. The express is a biopic movie that focuses on the life of ernie davis, the first africanamerican athlete who received the muchcoveted heisman trophy. Universal pictures made a film the express on the same book which began production on april, 2007 and was released on october 10th, 2008. The express is the story of ernie davis, the 1961 heisman trophy winning running back from syracuse. A multisport high school star in elmira, new york, davis went on to syracuse university. The express tells the story of ernie davis, the first africanamerican to win the coveted heismann trophy for general excellence in college football.
This shopping feature will continue to load items when the enter key is pressed. The 1990s and 2000s have become an era for american football in particular to take the spotlight, and the newest entry in this stream of stories is loosely based on the life experiences of 1950s college football player ernie davis, the first. This biopic focuses on the relationship of ernie davis 19391963, a gifted africanamerican athlete, and his coach from 1958 to 1962 at syracuse. Jun 17, 2009 download the express the ernie davis story 2008 129 mins edited for language dvdrip xhq stormchaser mp torrent or any other torrent from category. The ernie davis story is a 2008 american sports film produced by john davis and directed by gary fleder. Kennedy to eulogize him as an outstanding man of great character.
The 2008 universal pictures film the express, based on the nonfiction book ernie davis. Dennis quaid, rob brown, omar benson miller, aunjanue ellis, clancy brown, darrin dewitt henson, saul. Website for movie adaptation of ernie davis, the elmira express view the movie website share images courtesy of publishers, organizations, and sometimes their twitter handles. The great ernie davis is played by rob brown as an adult and justin martin in his youth. Steve wyche discusses the express eddie george on making of the.252 920 1440 1186 1409 1519 499 1079 819 1445 629 250 1127 1193 1467 218 1320 881 616 455 676 72 1345 351 703 674 131 430 281 839 1136 1012 599 721 448 400 806 1172 969 703 37 691 1252 1303 1419 1152