HBO Documentary “Lombardi”

It has been 40 years since Vince Lombardi died, but his legend lives on, first in a Broadway play and now in an upcoming HBO special.

Longtime Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi's legend lives on in a new HBO documentary

“Lombardi,” a 90-minute documentary that explores the life and career of the Green Bay Packers coach debuted on HBO on Dec 11 and they are re-airing it on a regular basis.

NFL Films helps by providing rare footage of Lombardi, while HBO mixes in interviews with former coworkers, classmates and family members, including son Vincent, daughter Susan and brother Harold.

Hall of Famers Frank Gifford, Bart Starr and Sonny Jurgensen are among the former players who offer their memories.

Whether you are a football fan or not, check it out. They did a remarkable job with this documentary, and it’s an amazing and inspiring piece of work about a great man, who relentlessly pursued perfection in order to achieve excellence.

Here is the teaser trailer

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Posted on December 22, 2010, in Sports, Television and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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