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The Pride of the Yankees

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"It's box office poison," producer [[Performer~P91976~Samuel Goldwyn~samuelgoldwyn]] is said to have exclaimed when he heard the idea of filming the life story of fabled first baseman [[Performer~P26318~Lou Gehrig~lougehrig]]. "If people want baseball, they go to the ballpark!" The story begins before World War I, when young [[Performer~P26318~Lou Gehrig~lougehrig]] (played as a boy by [[Performer~P15825~Douglas Croft~douglascroft]]) begins dreaming of becoming a professional ballplayer...more

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