O.J. Simpson with His Co-Star in Goldie and the Boxer

(Original Caption) O.J. Simpson, 32, who plays his last game of professional football this weekend when the San Francisco 49ers play the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta, will make his dramatic television debut in the NBC-TV movie "Goldie and the Boxer" the night of 12/30. It is the story of a transient ex-servicemen-turned-boxer whose tender relationship with a ten-year-old girl Goldie has a significant impact on his struggle toward the heavyweight championship. Melissa Michaelson co-stars as Goldie. The movie is the first of a number of dramatic presentations under Simpson's own banner, Orenthal Productions, Inc. He is also executive producer. It is the first of a ten-picture contract Simpson has with NBC_TV. So far O.J. has problems finding producers with movie-length features in which he can star. The problem? Not many scripts feature black leads with limited acting experienc
(Original Caption) O.J. Simpson, 32, who plays his last game of professional football this weekend when the San Francisco 49ers play the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta, will make his dramatic television debut in the NBC-TV movie "Goldie and the Boxer" the night of 12/30. It is the story of a transient ex-servicemen-turned-boxer whose tender relationship with a ten-year-old girl Goldie has a significant impact on his struggle toward the heavyweight championship. Melissa Michaelson co-stars as Goldie. The movie is the first of a number of dramatic presentations under Simpson's own banner, Orenthal Productions, Inc. He is also executive producer. It is the first of a ten-picture contract Simpson has with NBC_TV. So far O.J. has problems finding producers with movie-length features in which he can star. The problem? Not many scripts feature black leads with limited acting experienc
O.J. Simpson with His Co-Star in Goldie and the Boxer
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