Approved | | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60-minute radio adaptation of the movie on Monday, October 4th, 1943 with Gary Cooper reprising his film role.
That Gehrig's the chump of all time. Falling for a gag like that.
Sam Blake: Aw, he doesn't know about a gag.
Hank Hanneman: Yeah? What does he know about, Mr. Bones?
Sam Blake: Baseball.
Hank Hanneman: He knows... I'll tell ya somethin'. A guy like that is a detriment to any sport. He's a boob with ...
At an hour and 2 minutes into the film, the Yankees are playing the Cardinals at Sportsman's Park in the 1928 World Series. Right after announcer Bill Stern tells the radio audience that Gehrig has promised to hit two home runs for the sick kid in the hospital, there is a shot that appears to be from the grandstand behind home plate, revealing the park to be Yankee Stadium, not Sportsman's Park. The outfield wall makes that obvious.
A colorized version is available.
I'll See You in My Dreams
Music by Isham Jones
Played by a band at a restaurant
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