Mile News Tagged Louie Zamperini


8 Things You May Not Know About Louis Zamperini

December 18, 2014

High school Mile record holder and NCAA Mile champion considered candidate to run first sub-4 minute Mile

By Evan Andrews, History.com

On December 25, Universal Pictures’ new film “Unbroken” is set to debut nationwide. Based upon the bestselling book by Laura Hillenbrand, the film recounts...

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Perfecting Running Scenes Vital for ‘Unbroken’ Actor

December 15, 2014

A Q&A with actor Jack O'Connell, who had to master Louie Zamperini's flair for running on the big screen.

By Christine Fennessy, Runner's World

Jack O'Connell, 24, is the British actor who plays Louie Zamperini in Unbroken. The film, directed by Angelina Jolie, will be released on Christmas...

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Louie Zamperini’s Children: He Was Always an Athlete

December 10, 2014

On eve of 'Unbroken' release, they reflect on their father's running, his thoughts on the movie and his dedication to sport.

By Christine Fennessy, Runner's World

Louie Zamperini’s life hits big screens everywhere on Christmas Day. The movie, Unbroken, is based on Laura Hillenbrand’s...

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Zamperini’s victory gets film honors

November 17, 2014

“I think as a human being, as a mother, as someone who works internationally, I needed desperately to know a man like Louis Zamperini in my life, to know that there is hope.” – director Angelina Jolie

By Tom Peck, The Independent

It is only in retrospect that the unconnected events of a life...

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Louie Zamperini, Subject of “Unbroken”, Dies at 97

July 03, 2014

His resilience under unspeakable suffering as Japanese POW during World War II more than earned him every moment of this later heroic acclaim.

By Roger Robinson, Runner's World

Louis Zamperini, a 1936 U.S. Olympian at 5000 meters and the subject of the best-selling book Unbroken, has died at...

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Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of ‘Unbroken’

April 20, 2014

The amazing tale of Louis Zamperini remained untold on film for 56 years; "In the end, its message is one we all need now more than ever — the journey of a man finding his way through the darkness and into the light."

By John Horn, Los Angeles Times

OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was...

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Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ hero was her neighbor all along

February 25, 2014

Zamperini's inspirational story offers a bright light of hope for an often-troubled time.

Gael Fashingbauer Cooper, TODAY.com

Angelina Jolie was looking far and wide for dramatic inspiration, and all the time it was right outside her own front door.

Jolie is directing "Unbroken," the...

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First Look at Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

February 20, 2014

Biopic of high school Mile record holder, Olympian and WWII hero Louis Zamperini to hit theaters on Christmas Day 2014

By Amanda Bell, Yahoo Movies

In keeping with the current sense of nationalistic spirit Team USA has been tapping within many by way of Sochi, a first-look preview of Angelina...

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First Look at Unbroken with Angelina Jolie & Louis Zamperini

October 24, 2013

The release date for inspiring story of Miler, Olympian and World War II hero is Christmas Day 2014

By B. Alan Orange, MovieWeb

We're honored to share details on behalf of the Unbroken First Look image, featuring Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie alongside Louis Zamperini, that debuted...

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Leading Man Signed, Release Date Announced for Zamperini Film ‘Unbroken’

July 10, 2013

Louis Zamperini, World War II hero, qualified for the 1936 Berlin Olympics at the age of 19; filming spring 2014; Christmas 2014 release

By Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze

With the leading man and a release date announced Wednesday, the long-awaited film "Unbroken" about Torrance icon Louis...

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