A growing source of silent era film information.
This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
Copyright © 1999-2014 by Carl Bennett and the Silent Era Company.
All Rights Reserved.
About This Listing / Report Omissions or Errors in This Listing
Babe Comes Home
| Babe Ruth.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Six reels / 5761 feet
Directed by Ted Wilde
Cast: George Herman ‘Babe’ Ruth [‘Babe’ Dugan], Anna Q. Nilsson [Vernie], Ethel Shannon [Georgia], Louise Fazenda [the laundry girl], Arthur Stone [the laundry driver], Lou Archer [Peewee], Tom McGuire [the Angels’ team manager], Mickey Bennett [mascot], James Bradbury (Sr.) [a baseball player], ‘Big Boy’ Williams (Guinn ‘Big Boy’ Williams) [a baseball player], James Gordon [a baseball player], Ralf Harolde, Helen Parrish
[?] First National Pictures, Incorporated? production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated [A First National Picture]. / Produced by Wid Gunning. Scenario by Louis Stevens, from the short story “Said with Soap” by Gerald Beaumont. Cinematography by Karl Struss. Presented by First National Pictures, Incorporated. / © 28 April 1927 by First National Pictures, Incorporated [LP23893]. Released 22 May 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Vocafilm sound system. / [?] Some sources list the release month as July 1927. / Full-sound film.
Comedy: Sports: Baseball.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.0214.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Athletes: Baseball players - Early sound film - Sports: Baseball - Synchronized sound film - Tobacco
Listing updated: 23 October 2010.
References: AFI-F2 n. F2.0214; Edelman-Baseball pp. 34, 35, 36, 104a, 205; Geduld-Birth p. 226; LoC-MoPic-2 p. 38; Sweeney-Coming pp. 106, 117 : Website-IMDb.