UW Cinematheque - Summer Selections
Baseball Rarities | USA | DCP | 120 min.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Baseball maven Dave Filipi, director of film and video at the Wexner Center in Columbus, Ohio, presents this special compilation drawn from the Hearst Metrotone News Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive. The two-hour program includes Babe Ruth’s first day with the Boston Braves and last as a regular player; JFK tossing out the first ball of the season; Stan Musial’s 3,000th hit (at Wrigley Field); a Hollywood charity game with Buster Keaton and Jack Benny; and more...