Considered by many to be the greatest baseball film ever made, this is the moving, true story of New York Yankee immortal, Lou Gehrig.
THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES
Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Walter Brennan & Babe Ruth.
Considered by many to be the greatest baseball film ever made, this is the moving, true story of New York Yankee immortal, Lou Gehrig, the southpaw slugger who rose to the very top of the sport, only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness. Gary Cooper is perfectly cast as this shy and modest man, portraying him from his years as a college athlete to his reign as the Iron Man of Baseball, to the historic day when retired, telling 62,000 cheering fans, "Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. " Teresa Wright is luminous as Eleanor, Lou's devoted wife, greatest fan and true companion.
This classic screen biography of one of baseball's greatest heroes was nominated for 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Running Time 127 minutes.
This is a Classic Black & White movie that has been Colorized.
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