The Pride of the Yankees

Showings

Granada Theater Sun, Jun 5 5:00 PM
Granada Theater Sun, Jun 12 5:00 PM
Film Info
Release Year:1942
Genre:Drama
Family
Production Country:USA
Original Langauge:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Sam Wood
Cast:Gary Cooper
Teresa Wright
Babe Ruth
Walter Brennan
Dan Duryea

Description

This moving biographical drama follows the life of revered baseball player Lou Gehrig (Gary Cooper). Championed by sportswriter Sam Blake (Walter Brennan), Gehrig eventually gets recruited by the New York Yankees, joining a team of heavy hitters that includes the legendary Babe Ruth. When Gehrig marries his spirited sweetheart, Eleanor (Teresa Wright), things look up for him, but he is soon sidelined by a terrible illness that he bravely tries to battle.