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Rawhide (1938)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  8 April 1938 (USA)
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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Smith Ballew ...
Larry Kimball
Lou Gehrig ...
Evalyn Knapp ...
Peggy Gehrig
Arthur Loft ...
Ed Saunders
Cy Kendall ...
Sheriff Kale
Dick Curtis ...
Butch - Saunders Henchman
Si Jenks ...
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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SMITH BALLEW slinging lead! LOU GEHRIG swinging fists! See more »

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Western

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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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[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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Historic but not very good
25 November 2006 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

RAWHIDE (1938)

** (out of four)

After finishing the baseball season, the real Lou Gehrig travels to Montana to visit his sister where he learns an evil banker is stealing all of their land. This really isn't a good movie but it's quite fun seeing the baseball legend act. I wouldn't say he gave a good performance but it's worth watching either way. I'm not sure if Gehrig was acting or just playing himself but he's always got a smile on his face, which is quite charming considering the pain he must have been feeling at the time. There really isn't too much footage out there of Gehrig so this film, warts and all, is pretty important.


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