Harry's War was released in 1981 and almost
immediately withdrawn from the theaters. The stars
were audited in an apparent effort to further suppress it.
From "Big Business"
When actor Edward Herrmann was hired to play Gehrig in a TV movie, he had trouble getting into the role. "What made it so tough is I could find no 'key' to his character. There was no strangeness, nothing spectacular about him. As Eleanor Gehrig told me, he was just a square, honest guy."