On the team train, (the real!) Babe Ruth and fellow Yankees (Mark Koenig, Bill Dickey et al) sucker Lou Gehrig (Gary Cooper) into a joke, sportswriters Hank (Dan Duryea) and Sam (Walter Brennan) observing, in The Pride Of The Yankees, 1943.
Young Lou Gehrig (not-so-young Gary Cooper), a waiter at the Columbia fraternity where his mother works, with vivacious Myra (Virginia Gilmore), later teased by frat boys, and ejecting Blake (Walter Brennan), in Samuel Goldwyn's The Pride Of The Yankees, 1943.
Elaborate recreation of a real event from the 1928 World Series, Lou Gehrig (Gary Cooper) hitting two home runs 'for' ailing Billy (Gene Collins), family (Ludwig Stossel, Elsa Janssen) and spouse Eleanor (Teresa Wright) on the radio, in The Pride Of The Yankees, 1943.
Starter Wally Pip (George McDonald) is pulled by manager Miller Huggins (Ernie Adams), who puts Lou Gehrig (Gary Cooper) into his first game, indirectly meeting future wife Eleanor (Teresa Wright), in The Pride Of The Yankees, 1943.
The life of Yankee baseball great Lou Gehrig known as the 'Iron Horse' from his childhood, through his baseball career, battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to his final tribute where he declared that he was "the luckiest man on the face of the earth." Rpundly cited for a lack of realistic baseball scenes and the Cary Coopers lack of athletic ability. Cooper was righthanded and Gehrig was lefthanded. When the filmed the baseball action scenes they reversed the film.
The story of one of the greatest American heroes, baseball phenomenon Lou Gehrig, follows the Iron Horse from his childhood in New York.
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