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Title The pride of the Yankees / [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn ; original story by Paul Gallico ; screenplay by Jo Swerling and Herman J. Mankiewicz ; directed by Sam Wood.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]


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 Cheshire Public Library - Lobby  DVD CLASSIC PRIDE c.2  Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  DVD FF F PRIDE    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD PRIDE    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - DVDs  DVD P    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  DVD PRIDE    Check Shelf
Edition Collector's edition.
Description 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC.
Note Title from container.
Cast Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Walter Brennan, Babe Ruth, Bill Dickey, Bob Meusel, Bill Stern, Veloz, Yolanda, Ray Noble and his Orchestra.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Terms Of Use This disc is copy protected.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball Hall of Fame player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his athletic childhood in New York to his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939.
Note Special features: "The making of The pride of the Yankees" featurette; "The man behind the Iron Horse, what he left behind" featurette; "Always" the story behind the song featurette; "Lou Gehrig's Disease: the search for a cure" featurette; "Curt Schilling: legend on a legend" featurette.
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1943: Oscar - Best Film Editing (Daniel Mandell)
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Gehrig, Lou, 1903-1941 -- Drama.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Drama.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Baseball films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Sports -- Feature.
Biographical -- Feature.
Family -- Feature.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Added Author Goldwyn, Samuel, 1879-1974.
Gallico, Paul, 1897-1976.
Swerling, Jo, 1897-1964.
Mankiewicz, Herman J. (Herman Jacob), 1897-1953.
Wood, Sam, 1883-1949.
Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961.
Wright, Teresa, 1918-2005.
Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974.
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948.
Dickey, Bill, 1907-1993.
Meusel, Bob.
Stern, Bill, 1907-1971.
Veloz, Frank.
Veloz, Yolanda.
Ray Noble Orchestra.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 883904102984 50
Music No. 110298 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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