Film Details



THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES
Release Date: 5 Mar 1943
Duration (in mins): 128-129
Cast:
Gary Cooper (Lou Gehrig)
Teresa Wright (Eleanor Gehrig)
Babe Ruth (Babe Ruth)
Walter Brennan (Sam Blake)
Dan Duryea (Hank Hanneman)
Director:
Sam Wood (Dir)
John Sherwood (Asst dir)
Writer:
Jo Swerling (Scr)
Herman J. Mankiewicz (Scr)
Producer:
Samuel Goldwyn
Samuel Goldwyn (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Production
Company:
Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Inc.
Summary:
In the 1910s, young Henry Lou Gehrig, the son of German immigrants, yearns to play baseball, but his mother, who is a cook at Columbia University, wants him to become an engineer. Years later, when Lou is enrolled at Columbia, he is popular with other students and excels in all sports, even though he must work as a waiter in his fraternity house. When sports writer Sam Blake observes Lou's excellence at baseball, he begins to write about him. One day, Sam goes to the fraternity to see if Lou is...