AzB Silver Member
Oh that’s a heartbreaker story for sureIt is amazing how few films of the old greats exist. I assume the fault lies with copyright. Whoever owned the rights in the 1940s and 1950s locked the films away out of fear they would be copied. Then thirty years later they were forgotten and thrown in the trash.
Most of the clips available online feature dopey trick shots or reenactments. Here's MGM's "Willie Mosconi Story":
And here's a 1963 exhibition match after Willie had his stroke and quit tournament play. At least this is a real match.