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The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

128 min - Drama, Family - 14 July 1942
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The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.

Director:  Sam Wood
Stars:  Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea, Elsa Janssen, Ludwig Stössel, Virginia Gilmore, Ernie Adams, Hardie Albright

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The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.



Tagline: Intimate and thrilling drama of a hero of the headlines... the girl who had his love and shared his life, but dared not question his one secret!

Genres: Drama, Family

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  14 July 1942

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Samuel Goldwyn Company, The

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 08 min

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ACTOR — Gary Cooper {“Lou Gehrig”}
ACTRESS — Teresa Wright {“Eleanor Gehrig”}
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Perry Ferguson; Interior Decoration: Howard Bristol
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Rudolph Maté
FILM EDITING — Daniel Mandell – WON
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Leigh Harline
OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE — Samuel Goldwyn Productions
SOUND RECORDING — Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Department, Thomas T. Moulton, Sound Director
SPECIAL EFFECTS — Photographic Effects by Jack Cosgrove, Ray Binger; Sound Effects by Thomas T. Moulton
WRITING (Original Motion Picture Story) — Paul Gallico
WRITING (Screenplay) — Jo Swerling, Herman J. Mankiewicz


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