The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability. The film traces the "life and times" of Ruth, including his famous "called shot" in the 1932 World Series. Written by
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Here At Last ! The Babe's Own True Story !
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Thursday, October 21st, 1948, with William Bendix
and Charles Bickford
reprising their film roles. See more
When Babe leaves the field for the last time, Phil says "that ran your home-run total to 729". Ruth hit 714 home runs in his career. However, he also hit 15 in the World Series to give him 729 lifetime home runs in both the regular season and post-season. See more
Referenced in The Fan
Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie
Music by Harry von Tilzer
Lyrics by Andrew B. Sterling
Played in background in tavern scene See more