The Babe Ruth Story

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Sports

Character actor William Bendix brings bravado and color to every frame of this sanitized but enjoyable biopic that glosses over Babe Ruth's legendary excesses. THE BABE RUTH STORY begins in Baltimore as the young George Herman Ruth (Bobby Ellis) is taken from his father's waterfront saloon and placed in St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys, where the kindly...read more

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The Babe Ruth Story - Official Trailer
02:31 — What do you do with a pitcher whose dominance has helped his team claim two world-championship banners? If the pitcher is burly lefty George Herman Ru (more…)

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Life of the baseball hero (William Bendix) up to his 1948 illness. Claire Trevor, Charles Bickford. Phil: Sam Levene. Singer: Gertrude Niesen. Jack: William Frawley. Directed by Roy Del Ruth.

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  • Review: Character actor William Bendix brings bravado and color to every frame of this sanitized but enjoyable biopic that glosses over Babe Ruth's legendary excesses. THE BABE RUTH STORY begins in Baltimore as the young George Herman Ruth (Bobby Ellis) is taken f… (more)

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