Crazylegs (1953): Oscar Nominated Biopic Starring Football Player Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch as Himself

In Francis D. Lyon’s biopic, Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch stars as himself, a football star that later on appeared in some movies.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Film Editing: Irving Cotton Warburton

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Best Editing Oscar was William Lyon for “From Here to Eternity,” which swept most of the awards in 1953.