Visiting his Indiana hometown, Broadway producer John Thornway (Van Heflin) has been lured into the home of ambitious Lily (Judy Garland), who swiped an important script, and subjected to her Lady MacBeth, in Presenting Lily Mars, 1943, from a Booth Tarkington novel.
A small-town girl fights for her chance on Broadway in Presenting Lily Mars (1943) starring Judy Garland.
At a post-show party in his Indiana hometown, Broadway producer John (Van Heflin) is just explaining about local girl who's been pestering him, when Lily (Judy Garland) appears, he gives chase, and a tune by Burton Lane and E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg is worked in, in Presenting Lily Mars, 1943.
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.
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Lily (Garland) just knows she has the talent to light up the Great White Way, so when a big Broadway producer (Van Heflin) visits her hometown, she expends all the candlepower of her charisma to impress him. He's not impressed. As he heads back to New York, Lily follows, thumbing her way east on what she's sure is a one-way trip to instant stardom.
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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