Star Item
  • Description

    New York, United States of America

    BABE RUTH - BASEBALL PLAYER - DIES.

    Title Reads 'Babe Ruth - Safe at home'. M.S. Babe Ruth (George Herman Ruth) running on baseball field. L.S. Gateway of Yankee Stadium with American flags. L.S. & M.S. Long queue outside waiting to look at Babe Ruth's body. M.S. Queue filing in. M.S. Elevated of people filing past Babe Ruth's body (2 shots). L.S. Cortege driving through streets and down 5th Avenue. M.S. Babe's wife and daughter entering St. Patrick's Church for the funeral. S.C.U. Man entering Church (2 shots). C.U. Youngsters filing into Church. L.S. Coffin being carried into Church. C.U. Crowd watching from top of building. L.S. The steeples of the Church. M.S. Crowd waiting in rain holding umbrellas. C.U. Two children waiting. C.U. Old man waiting. M.S. & L.S. Coffin being carried out of Church.

    (Comb. B/W)

    Babe Ruth died on 16th August 1948.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    67292
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2465.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:34:00 / 01:16:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 1986 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1986 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    picks Babe Ruth
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment