• Short Summary

    Sports news from America.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Baseball Idol Babe Ruth is Dead'.
    CU. Flashbacks to famous baseball player Babe Ruth in baseball kit talking. Various shots of Babe Ruth making a big hit and running in baseball match. Footage is used for the announcement of his death.

    Title reads 'Fourth Game'.
    CU. Famous baseball player (and husband of Marilyn Monroe) Joe Di Maggio during the match. Various shots of Joe Di Maggio making hit and running.

    Title reads 'Louis - Walcott Get Ready for the Big Fight'.
    Various shots of the black boxing star Joe Louis on the punch ball and medicine ball during training for fight against Joe Walcott. Various shots of boxer Joe Walcott sparring during training for fight with Joe Louis.

    (F.G.)

    Cataloguer's note - poor sound quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3176.09
    Media URN:
    89196
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:25:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 4249 C

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