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The Pride of St. Louis (1952)

Unrated | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 20 October 1952 (UK)
The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Jerome Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean
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Patricia Nash Dean
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Johnny Kendall
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Paul Dean
Hugh Sanders ...
Horst
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Moose
Leo Cleary ...
Houston Mgr. Ed Monroe (as Leo T. Cleary)
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The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s.

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The Story of Dizzy Dean! See more »

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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When Dizzy is pitching for the Cubs in the World Series, the Wrigley Field scoreboard behind him shows a full schedule of other games being played at the same time. See more »

Quotes

Roscoe: Can Dizzy come out and play?
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Connections

Featured in Diamonds on the Silver Screen (1992) See more »

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Hold My Mule While I Dance Josey
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Traditional
Played often in the score
Sung by Dan Dailey and others
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Ol' Diz Would Be Proud
30 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dan Dailey gives substance and accurate flair to his portrayal of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a great pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s who went on to become a radio and TV broadcaster despite being grammar-challenged. Those of us of a certain age remember Dean's TV work on games of the week and credit him with instilling a real understanding and love of the sport. This film captures that mutual affection beautifully. The early-1950s Technicolor treatment and splashy gloss only serve to underscore the mood and temperature of the times. An exemplary element of the film, way ahead of its time, is the depiction of discrimination against certain segments of society. A very good, vastly underrated film.


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