• Short Summary

    A pole sitting baseball fan sees his team fail to make progress so he decides to come down.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Baseball's No 1 Fan Comes To Earth".

    Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America (USA)

    Pole sitting Charley Lupica has his pole moved to the Cleveland Stadium so he can watch the final baseball match of the season. Various shots of the pole and Charley being carried along the roads to the game and being placed in the stadium.

    Members of the Cleveland Indians team carry ceremonial coffin onto pitch to show that their chances of winning the World Series again in 1949 are dead. Bill Vac - the Indians' owner is there to officiate.

    Shots of Charley in shelter on pole talking on telephone. Shots of Charley being helped down ladders from pole. He stumbles as he reaches the ground. Charley kisses his wife and children.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1425.20
    Media URN:
    46463
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:51:00 / 01:36:52:00
    Canister:
    49/79 (Special)

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