Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

Buy New

Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Buy Used
Used - Good See details
$6.60 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details

Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $0.75 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
MNV_ENTERTA... Add to Cart
$7.50  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Elegant DVD Add to Cart
$7.50  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
$7.99  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

NFL Films: Legends of Autumn, Vols. 1-3 (2007)

NFL Films , Steve Sabol  |  NR |  DVD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

List Price: $39.93
Price: $7.50 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $32.43 (81%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
In Stock.
Sold by Pure n Simple and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Monday, Oct. 27? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details

Special Offers and Product Promotions

Frequently Bought Together

NFL Films: Legends of Autumn, Vols. 1-3 + The Greatest NFL Players and Coaches
Price for both: $12.50

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Product Details

  • Actors: NFL Films, Steve Sabol
  • Format: Box set, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 3
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: NFL
  • DVD Release Date: January 30, 2007
  • Run Time: 493 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000KF0DEI
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #52,569 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features


Editorial Reviews

Legends Never Die!!! It all started with a dream - Ed Sabol's dream to be exact -The dream of combining two life-long passions, football and movie making. In 1962, it became a reality and for over 40 years NFL Films has changed the way sports films are made and enjoyed. For the first time ever, NFL Films presents "Legends of Autumn" - A three-disc collection encompassing the early years of NFL Films. Hosted by Steve Sabol, "Legends of Autumn" tells the history of the company which went from a small group called Blair Motion Pictures to the present day "Keepers of the Flame" of the NFL. This three-disc set offers rare classics featuring the pulse-pounding music and classic sound which became the trademark of NFL Films. Bonus Features amd commentary by Steve Sabol provide the rich backstory behind the classic films. For over 40 years, NFL Films has created one NFL Legend after the next. Now, in "Legends of Autumn" you'll re-live the moments and savor the history of the greatest film-makers in sports. Bring home the magic of NFL Films today.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
31 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars NFL FILMS -- BACK IN THE DAY January 29, 2008
Verified Purchase
If you're looking for a negative review, about anything produced by NFL Films, from this reviewer, you are going to be looking for a long time. I love just about all their stuff, particularly from the 1960s and 1970s -- the golden era(s) of NFL Films and the NFL. This 3-disc set is classic NFL at its best. There are various highlight films from the 60s and 70s, with episodes of the popular "Lost Treasures" series, produced for NFL Network, provided as Bonus material. One feature on each disc includes a "commentary" option, where you can play the program while at the same time listening to Steve Sabol, of NFL Films, spin stories about what you are looking at. It's not as annoying as you might think ... :-)

Disc 01
1962 NFL Championship highlight film -- Green Bay Packers v. NY Giants
"They Call it Pro Football" (John Facenda narration & Sam Spence music)*
"The Man Behind the Men" (NFL Head Coach)
*commentary option

-Bonus Material
Lost Treasures of NFL Films (The Beginning)
Lost Treasures of NFL Films (Lost Sounds)

Disc 02
"Legends of the Fall" (fore-runner to 'Best Ever' series)
"The New Breed" (Dickie Post & Tim Rossovich)*
*commentary option

-Bonus Material
Lost Treasures of NFL Films (The Players)
Lost Treasures of NFL Films (Sundays with Soul)

Disc 03
"Hail to the Redskins" (1971 Redskins)
"The Championship Chase" (1974 season)*
*commentary option

-Bonus Material
Lost Treasures of NFL Films (NFL Style)

Just push play !!

Can't wait for the next 3-disc set, Volumes 4-6.
Was this review helpful to you?
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars pro football of the 60's & 70's - for love of the game November 4, 2007
Verified Purchase
When you have the Sabols and all the crew members of NFL FILMS capturing all the actions on the football field, coaches and players along the sidelines, fans in the stands, and in all kinds of "football" weather,
with the music from Sam Spence, and then the naration from John Facenda,
when it all comes together ---- poetry in motion.
Was this review helpful to you?
22 of 24 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Gimme That Old-Time NFL!!! February 15, 2007
Verified Purchase
This collection of NFL Films programs from the 1960s and 1970s are fantastic!

They take you back to an age when the NFL was humbler and the game was more fun.

You actually get a chance to see what pro football looked like when men named Bart Starr, Johnny Unitas, and Jim Brown played.

I have 2 very minor criticisms, though:

1. If you have the DVDs of all the Super Bowls like I do, some of the films are included in those sets. However, these DVDs make accessing them easier.

2. Steve Sabol's intros to the films are too reverential and gushing. Part of me wanted to cry tears of joy, and the other part wanted to laugh at their artificiality.
Was this review helpful to you?
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bring Back 70's Football March 16, 2008
Verified Purchase
What a fine collection of NFL films from the 60's and 70's. This was how football was meant to be played--hard nosed and with professionalism.The music of Sam Spence and the footage from these films make a great collection for any real NFL fan. Unlike the over-paid thugs of today that call themselves professionals who have to pound their chest and make a scene of themselves after every tackle or play. Notice back in the 60's and 70's the players did their job and went back to the huddle. Sure you had a few players celebrate once in a while but not like today and these players played the game because they had a common goal--to win a Super Bowl. The players of today just follow the mighty dollar. No wonder there is no loyalty on the owners part or players. Why should the fans be loyal?? Let's keep alive the true spirit of the NFL with these fine films and music from the past. The Super '70s Also recommend The Super '70s for fine reading from this era.Autumn Thunder: 40 Years of NFL Films Music Autumn Thunder for more fine music from Sam Spence. Well Done.
Was this review helpful to you?
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars NFL Films Best of the Best September 12, 2009
Verified Purchase
As a kid, before I could ever sit down and watch an actual, live football game, I relished watching NFL Films. There depiction of football as a kind of Homeric adventure, complete with heroes, villains, thunderous music and grand prose, hypnotized me at a young age. So naturally, this collection is a must have.

All of the material on these discs are good, but by far, the highlights are:

"They Call it Pro Football" - the first NFL Films production to join the narration of John Facenda and the music of Sam Spence. This film is a love letter to football of sixties.

"Legends of the Fall" - A "Who's the greatest" among teams, quarterbacks and running backs.

"The Championship Chase" - Chronicles the 1974 NFL season. NFL Films at its best. Great filmmaking, music and narration.

If you're a Redskin fan, you'll love "Hail to the Redskins," the story of the team's 1971 season. The "Lost Treasures" on each disc feature never before seen footage that looks like it was shot yesterday. Most of these focus on the story of NFL Films themselves, which is actually quite interesting, especially the "The Players."

Watching legends like Johnny Unitas, Charlie Taylor, Bart Starr, and Dick Butkus take the field again; or listening to Norm Van Brocklin cuss out the officials, is a real treat. These films show how far the game has come, and how much it has stayed the same.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Delivered on time and was as advertised.
Published 3 months ago by Ronald A. Woolever
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A great grift for teenage missionary boys in Africa.
Published 3 months ago by T Pflaum
2.0 out of 5 stars Content Is Great...Product Quality Is Garbage
The content in this three-disc set is outstanding...if you can view it. The product quality is garbage. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Polynikes
5.0 out of 5 stars Great NFL Classic
Love having the chance to see some of the old NFL video. Shared it with my dad, and he enjoyed it too.
Published 10 months ago by Virtual Rocker
5.0 out of 5 stars Just watched it, this is the old school folks.
The magic moves and Football Venacular clearly explained and displayed. Classic Collector's Category. For both young and old. Enjoy. - Ron
Published 12 months ago by Ronald Hinton
5.0 out of 5 stars Steve Sabol
I remember the early years of NFL films.
I was probably 10 years old or so when the 1st part of this came out.
Amazon price was right at 10x cheaper than wally. Read more
Published 22 months ago by MEB
5.0 out of 5 stars Peerless sports cinematography.
I can't say that I'm a huge football fan, but I still enjoyed this collection. A wonderful period piece, too.
Published 23 months ago by J. BURGESON
4.0 out of 5 stars John Facenda/Sam Spence Together
The main reason I purchased this was to hear the incredible voice of John Facenda combined with the music of Sam Spence playing over the slow motion of NFL Films. It was worth it. Read more
Published on November 7, 2011 by Kevin D
4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome, but...
These DVDs are awesome, but whoever wrote the descriptions on the back must have never watched them. I mean, it's like they are being deliberately unclear. Read more
Published on August 2, 2011 by William F. Caton
5.0 out of 5 stars legendary dvd
nicest dvd that covers the years '60 and 70' of the history of the NFL.
the pictures are beautiful and wonderful music. Read more
Published on May 25, 2011 by rashomon
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only


Topic From this Discussion
Facenda? Be the first to reply
Have something you'd like to share about this product?
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

Look for Similar Items by Category

Pure n Simple Privacy Statement Pure n Simple Shipping Information Pure n Simple Returns & Exchanges