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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.

Director:

Harmon Jones

Writers:

Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenplay), Guy Trosper (story)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dan Dailey ... Jerome Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean
Joanne Dru ... Patricia Nash Dean
Richard Hylton ... Johnny Kendall
Richard Crenna ... Paul Dean
Hugh Sanders ... Horst
James Brown ... Moose
Leo Cleary Leo Cleary ... Houston Mgr. Ed Monroe (as Leo T. Cleary)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

His strong right arm rocketed him to Fame - he was . . . . . The Pride of St. Louis See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 1952 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

An establishing shot of the Detroit Tigers' venue for the 1934 World Series shows its name as "Briggs Stadium", which it wouldn't become until four years later. In 1934, it was still named, "Navin Field". See more »

Quotes

Roscoe: Can Dizzy come out and play?
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Connections

Edited into Myra Breckinridge (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold My Mule While I Dance Josey
(uncredited)
Traditional
Played often in the score
Sung by Dan Dailey and others
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This biography of the famous Hall of Fame pitcher, Dizzy Dean is entertaining in spots but is still an average baseball flick.
5 November 1998 | by gitrichSee all my reviews

Dan Dailey is a bright spot in this otherwise run of the mill baseball movie that could have been so much better. Like most films that deal with baseball, you don't get the idea that you are seeing anything close to realistic play on the field. If you love baseball as I do, try Pride of the Yankees, with Gary Cooper. In it many of the Yankee players actually were seen on the filed including the great Babe Ruth.


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