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Casey at the Bat
(1927) American
B&W : Six reels / 6040 feet
Directed by Monte Brice

Cast: Wallace Beery [Mike Xavier Aloysious ‘Home Run’ Casey], Ford Sterling [O’Dowd], ZaSu Pitts [Camille], Sterling Holloway [Elmer Putnam], Spec O’Donnell [Spec], Iris Stuart [Trixie], Sidney Jarvis (Sydney Jarvis) [John McTague], Lotus Thompson, Rosalind Byrne, Anne Sheridan [Floradora girl], Doris Hill [Floradora girl], Sally Blane [Floradora girl]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Hector Turbull. Scenario by Jules Furthman, from the adaptation by Reginald Morris and Monte Brice of a screen story by Hector Turnbull based on the poem “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. Cinematography by Barney McGill. Intertitles by Sam Hellman and Grant Clarke. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / Released 8 March 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Comedy: Sports: Baseball.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Athletes: Baseball players - Barbers - Junk dealers - Sports: Baseball - Sports: Teams: New York Giants

Listing updated: 30 November 2014.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0617; AFI-F2 n. F2.0795; Edelman-Baseball pp. 32, 45, 47-48, 205, 206; Paris-Brooks p. 157; Sweeney-Coming p. 118 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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