Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Saturday, February 17th – 1:30 PM
2 hours and 8 minutes - Biography, Drama, Romance – NR
Director: Sam Wood
Writers: Jo Swerling (screenplay), Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenplay)
Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth
This film chronicles the life of first baseman Lou Gehrig. The story begins as young Lou Gehrig dreams of becoming a professional ballplayer. While in college, Lou becomes a star athlete and is signed by the New York Yankees. In 1939, Lou discovers that he has a fatal neurological disease.