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Rawhide (1938)

Approved | | Western | 8 April 1938 (USA)
Baseball superstar Gehrig is one of several ranchers being coerced by a bunch of bandits. His sister and her lawyer/lover organize the ranchers.

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(story) (as Dan Jarrett), (screenplay) (as Dan Jarrett) | 1 more credit »
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Larry Kimball
Lou Gehrig ...
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Peggy Gehrig
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Ed Saunders
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Sheriff Kale
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Pop Mason
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Saunders with his Cattlemen's Protective Agency is running roughshod over the ranchers. Lawyer Larry Kimball is fighting him but he needs a rancher that will stand up with him against Saunders. He finds him when Lou Gehrig retires from baseball to take up ranching. Lou expects to relax on his ranch but quickly joins Larry in the fight. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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RUSTLERS RAID THE RANGE...but baseball's greatest hero teams with your favorite singing cowboy and breaks up the most exciting game he's ever played! See more »

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Western

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Approved
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8 April 1938 (USA)  »

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Fascino del West  »

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(RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in New York City Wednesday 15 September 1948 on WATV (Channel 13) and in Los Angeles Wednesday 27 December 1950 on KTSL (Channel 2). See more »

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[first lines]
[Lou Gehrig, wearing a huge cowboy hat, holds a press conference before leaving for his remote ranch]
First Reporter: There's gold in them thar hills!
Second Reporter: Ride 'em, cowboy!
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Drifting
by Albert von Tilzer and Harry MacPherson
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Gehrig's performance
28 October 1998 | by (Garfield, N.J.) – See all my reviews

While not Oscar deserving, Gehrig did a commendable job, considering it was his first (and last) movie. The movie was made a year before he retired from baseball due to the disease that claimed his life two years later.


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