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Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends : Casey at the bat / Gaylord Production Company presents a Platypus production ; producers, Fredric S. Fuchs and Bridget Terry ; written by Andy Borowitz ; directed by David Steinberg.

Steinberg, David, 1942- (Added Author). Cosell, Howard, 1918-1995 (Added Author). Gould, Elliott. (Added Author). Kane, Carol, 1952- (Added Author). Camp, Hamilton. (Added Author). Chong, Rae Dawn. (Added Author). Harvey, Tom. (Added Author). Keyes, Bobby. (Added Author). Ramirez, Hector. (Added Author). Barber, Stephen. (Added Author). Thayer, Ernest Lawrence, 1863-1940 Casey at the bat. (Added Author). KOCH Vision (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria jDVD B FRA (Text) 37521530681206 AMPL Juvenile DVD Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg J DVD SHE (Text) 32826011622545 J DVD Available -
Greentown Public Library - Greentown DVD CASEY (Text) 75342000074870 DVD Available -
Melton Public Library - Melton JUV DVD SHE (Text) 79591000086421 JUV DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library J DVD Shelley (Text) 31208911723148 children audiovisual Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417228482
  • ISBN: 9781417228485
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Vision, [2005].

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast on television in 1985.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Camera, Tom Harvey, Bobby Keyes, Hector Ramirez ; editor, Marco Zappia ; original music composer, Stephen Barber ; costume designer, J. Allen Highfill ; production designer, Michael Erler.
Participant or Performer Note: Elliott Gould, Carol Kane, Hamilton Camp, Rae Dawn Chong, Bill Macy, Murphy Dunne, Mina Kolb, Dan Barrows, Warren Berlinger, Bob Uecker.
Host; Shelley Duvall ; narrator; Howard Cosell.
Summary, etc.: A down-on-his luck baseball player follows his dreams to become the biggest star in the game. But even when striking out, the mighty Casey remains a hero for his legendary sportsmanship and good-natured play. This expansion of the famous poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer provides possible humorous origins of many baseball traditions.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Baseball players > Juvenile drama.
Baseball > Juvenile drama.
Sportsmanship > Juvenile drama.
Genre: Baseball films.
Short films.
Children's films.
Youth > Television series.
Sports > Television series.

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