Big Bill: The Triumphs and the Tragedy Movie

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Status: Development As of December 30, 2009

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

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Big Bill: The Triumphs and the Tragedy

TBA | Biography Drama

In the 1920's, Bill Tilden dominates tennis and wins six straight US Open singles titles, including becoming the first American to win Wimbledon. As much as he is celebrated, he is also extremely self... full plot below

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Screenwriter

Frank Deford

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Storyline

In the 1920's, Bill Tilden dominates tennis and wins six straight US Open singles titles, including becoming the first American to win Wimbledon. As much as he is celebrated, he is also extremely self destructive, goes to jail twice for sexual misbehavior with teenage boys and ultimately dies penniless.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on on a true story and the book "Big Bill: The Triumphs and the Tragedy."

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