Casey at the Bat (film)
|Casey at the Bat|
Advertisement showing Eddie Sutherland as the original director
|Directed by||Monte Brice|
|Produced by||Hector Turnbull|
|Written by||Monte Brice
|Based on||"Casey at the Bat"
by Ernest Thayer
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Running time||60 min.|
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. Surviving period advertisements indicate Eddie Sutherland may have been slated as director before Brice. A copy was preserved at the Library of Congress.
- Wallace Beery as Casey
- Ford Sterling as O'Dowd
- Zasu Pitts as Camille
- Sterling Holloway as Elmer Putnam
- Spec O'Donnell as Spec
- Iris Stuart as Trixie
- Sydney Jarvis as McGraw
- Lotus Thompson as Rosalind Byrne
- Sally Blane as Florodora Girl
- Lyons, Timothy J. (1970). Munden, Kenneth W., ed. The American Film Institute Catalog: Feature Films 1921-30. New York: R. R. Bowker Company.
- Bennett, Carl. "Casey at the Bat (1927)". Silent Era: The silent film website.
- "Movie Detail: Casey at the Bat". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute.
- 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.
- "Casey At The Bat / Monte Brice [motion picture]". Performing Arts Encyclopedia. Library of Congress.
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