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Babe Ruth.
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Babe Comes Home
(1927) American
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.

 
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