Film, Video Grantland Rice sportlight. [Babe Ruth in training--unidentified work] Former supplied title: Unidentified Grantland Rice sportlight / Babe Ruth in training--unidentified work
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- Grantland Rice sportlight. [Babe Ruth in training--unidentified work]
- Former supplied title: Unidentified Grantland Rice sportlight
- Babe Ruth in training--unidentified work
- The Boston Braves and New York Yankees in training at Waterfront Park, featuring slugger Babe Ruth, gate-crasher One-Eyed Connelly, and former Georgetown University football star Tony Plansky.
- Van Beuren Corporation
- Pathé Exchange
Created / Published
- [United States : Pathé Exchange, 1929]
- The main idea is to get in condition and work on the job until form becomes instinctive -- Babe Ruth finds that a rubber coat helps to tak away the surplus flesh -- Giving One-eyed Connelly the bun's rush is another way to keep in shape -- The Boston Braves at batting practise; they can use it -- Tony Plansky, the famous Georgetown athlete, bends a few across -- A new angle in big league training; one way out of the cellar.
- - Ruth, Babe,--1895-1948
- - Baseball players
- - Boston Braves (Baseball team)
- - New York Yankees (Baseball team)
- - Baseball--Training z Florida--Saint Petersburg
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - Incomplete: Lacking titles, beginning and end of film.
- - Trademark on interior titles: Pathépicture.
- - Filmed in 1929 at Waterfront Park in St. Petersburg, Florida.
- - Sources used: AFI transmittal memo no. 185; Baseball reference WWW site, March 7, 2019; "Babe Ruth gives One Eye Connelly, infamous gate-crasher, the bum's rush off the New York Yankees' training field in St. Petersburg, Fla.", photo by Hank Olen in the NY daily news, March 6, 1929, viewed September 14, 2023 via Getty Images (NY Daily News Archive); "Sport shorts gaining favor", in Movie age, February 24, 1931, p. 10, viewed September 14, 2023 via the Internet Archive.
- 1 video file (digital, inc.) (approximately 2 min.) : si., b&w.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (incomplete) (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FRB 0341 (dupe neg pic)
- AFI/Grenchik (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
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Van Beuren Corporation, and Pathé Exchange. Grantland Rice sportlight. Babe Ruth in training--unidentified work. [United States: Pathé Exchange, 1929] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019600419/.
APA citation style:
Van Beuren Corporation & Pathé Exchange. (1929) Grantland Rice sportlight. Babe Ruth in training--unidentified work. [United States: Pathé Exchange] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019600419/.
MLA citation style:
Van Beuren Corporation, and Pathé Exchange. Grantland Rice sportlight. Babe Ruth in training--unidentified work. [United States: Pathé Exchange, 1929] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019600419/>.