The Chicago Cubs are a way of life for the citizens of Chicago, and for their millions of fans across the country and around the world. The Chicago Cubs: The Heart and Soul of Chicago is an entertaining and heartfelt look at the ties of hope, faith and optimism that bind Cubs fans together. This exciting documentary also offers unique insight into what it means to be a true Cubs fans by exploring how deeply the histories of the city of Chicago and its Cubs are intertwined. Featuring new interviews with an all-star cast of Cubs fans, Cubs legends and experts, this compelling film also includes remarkable historical images, including the first film footage ever shot in Chicago by Thomas Edison (1897), the first known motion picture footage of a Cubs game (1909), the first color movies shot at Wrigley Field (1938) and dozens of rare and never-before-seen photos from the earliest days of Chicago and the Cubs.
The cool soundtrack has songs by Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Plain White T's, Umphrey's McGee, Chicago, Frank Sinatra and more. Featuring Cub legends: Ernie Banks, Ron Santo Ryne Sandberg, Billy Williams, Kerry Wood, And more!
Interviews with longtime fans and experts:Bob Costas, Joe Mantegna, George Will, Billy Corgan, Dennis Franz, Scott Turow, Bud Selig, Dutchie Caray, (wife of Harry Caray), And more!
Exclusive Bonus Features:John Scheinfeld: Director s Commentary, A look at the 1908 Championship Cubs, Ernie Banks Statue Dedication, Profile of Cubs great Kerry Wood