Casey at the Bat (film)

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For the Disney animated short, see Make Mine Music.
Casey at the Bat
Casey at the Bat FilmPoster.jpeg
Advertisement showing Eddie Sutherland as the original director
Directed by Monte Brice
Produced by Hector Turnbull
Written by Monte Brice
Reggie Morris
Based on "Casey at the Bat
by Ernest Thayer
Starring Wallace Beery
Ford Sterling
Zasu Pitts
Sterling Holloway
Cinematography Barney McGill
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • March 8, 1927 (1927-03-08)
Running time 60 min.
Country U.S.A.
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Casey at the Bat is a 1927 silent film, directed by Monte Brice, written by Ernest Thayer, based on the baseball poem of the same name and starred Wallace Beery, Ford Sterling, Zasu Pitts and Sterling Holloway in his film debut.[1][2][3] Surviving period advertisements indicate Eddie Sutherland may have been slated as director before Brice. A copy was preserved at the Library of Congress.[4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lyons, Timothy J. (1970). Munden, Kenneth W., ed. The American Film Institute Catalog: Feature Films 1921-30. New York: R. R. Bowker Company. 
  2. ^ Bennett, Carl. "Casey at the Bat (1927)". Silent Era: The silent film website. 
  3. ^ "Movie Detail: Casey at the Bat". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. 
  4. ^ American Film Institute, Catalog of Holdings: The American Film Institute Collection and the United Artist's Collection at the Library of Congress page. 27. Washington, DC: American Film Institute. 1978. 
  5. ^ "Casey At The Bat / Monte Brice [motion picture]". Performing Arts Encyclopedia. Library of Congress. 

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