Blue City Slammers

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Blue City Slammers
Directed by Peter Shatalow
Produced by Peter Shatalow
Bruce Raymond
Written by Peter Shatalow
Layne Coleman
Starring Tracy Cunningham
Eric Keenleyside
Fran Gebhard
Gary Farmer
Music by Tim McCauley
Cinematography Robert C. New
Edited by Leslie Borden Brown
Shatalow/Raymond Productions
Distributed by Cineplex Odeon
Release date
April 29, 1988
Country Canada
Language English

Blue City Slammers is a Canadian drama film, directed by Peter Shatalow and released in 1987.[1] Based on the theatrical play by Layne Coleman,[2] the film centres on the personal and sport lives of the players on a women's softball team in the small town of Blue City.[1] The cast includes Tracy Cunningham, Eric Keenleyside, Fran Gebhard, Gary Farmer, Murray Westgate and Gabriel Hogan.

The film garnered three Genie Award nominations at the 9th Genie Awards in 1988: Best Supporting Actor (Westgate), Best Supporting Actress (Gebhard) and Best Original Score (Tim McCauley).[3]


  1. ^ a b "Blue City hits a bland slam". Toronto Star, April 29, 1988.
  2. ^ "Cuts may give Slammers a hit". Toronto Star, October 20, 1985.
  3. ^ "Un Zoo tops Genie list; Quebec film nominated for record 14 awards". Montreal Gazette, February 17, 1988.

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