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Death on the diamond / Loew's, Inc. ; a Metro-Goldwin-Mayer picture ; producer, Lucien Hubbard ; screenplay, Harvey Thew & Joe Sherman and Ralph Spence ; director, Edward Sedgwick.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD DEATH (DRAMA) (Text) 39206021238538 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (71 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel Death on the diamond : a baseball mystery story / by Cortland Fitzsimmons, originally published in 1934.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1934.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Milton Krasner ; editor, Frank Sullivan
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert Young (Larry Kelly) ; Madge Evans (Frances Clark) ; Nat Pendleton (Truck Hogan) ; Ted Healy (Terry O'Toole) ; David Landau (Pop Clark) ; Edward Brophy (Grogan) ; Mickey Rooney (Mickey) ; Robert Livingston (Frank Higgins) ; Joe Sauers (Dunk Spencer).
Summary, etc.:
"And it's one, two, three strikes you're out at the old ball game - forever. The St. Louis Cardinals may be a hard-luck club rallying toward the pennant, but with a killer afoot, they're on a losing streak - of lives! A brisk, well-played matchup of whodunit and national pastime, Death on the Diamond boasts a roster of all-stars who hit this improbable plot out of the park with humor and conviction. After batboy Mickey Rooney finds acid-laced gloves at spring training, suspects and targets mount all season long, compelling pitcher Robert Young - himself a suspect despite dodging two assassination attempts - to bring his A-game to catching the murderer. Is it a financier poised to snatch the franchise from its indebted owner, a gambling cartel angling to improve its odds, ex-players ejected in a betting scandal, Young's rival for club secretary, Madge Evans - or someone else? With on-deck supporting pros Nat Pendleton, Ted Healy, Paul Kelly, Edward Brophy and blink-of-the-eye hotdog vendor Walter Brennan, Death on the Diamond swings for the fences and scores." --Container.
System Details Note:
DVD-R ; full screen presentation, Dolby audio mono.
Subject: St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) > Drama.
Digital recordings.
Baseball > Drama.
Genre: Sports films.
Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Fiction films.

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