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Great American Pastime, The (DVD)

DVD (UPC: 883316618417)

  • Comedy (Aspect: 4 X 3 FULL FRAME, ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.37:1)
  • DVD-R Product: This Product is manufactured on demand.
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Tom Ewell, Anne Francis, Ann Miller
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The New York Yankees won today, so life is good for baseball fan Bruce Hallerton. On the same day, wanting to grow closer to his son, Bruce decides to manage a Little League team, so life is also complicated. Suddenly, Bruce must cope with colleagues and parents who are "as soft as forgiving as a saber-toothed tiger," with an attractive widow (Anne Miller) who wants her son to be the team's pitcher, with a jealous and suspicious Mrs. Hallerton (Anne Francis), and with a son who is unexpectedly selected for a rival team and rather enjoys beating the socks off Pop's squad. Batter up, Bruce! Mainstream comedy steps into the batter's box in The Great American Pastime, with Tom Ewell (The Seven Year Itch) in affable mode as the flustered suburban dad. Dean Jones, more than a decade away from The Love Bug, The Shaggy D.A. and other family comedies, has a supporting role as an energetic coach.


  • UPC: 883316618417
  • Home Release: 2012-08-14
  • Original Release: 1956
  • Content Provider: Warner
  • Runtime: 89:00
  • Genre: Comedy;Sports
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  • Format: DVD-NTSC
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  • Aspect: 4 X 3 FULL FRAME, ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.37:1
  • Rating: NR
  • Audio: DOLBY DIGITAL - English, MONO - English
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  • Copyright: The Horn Blows at Midnight (c) 1945 Turner Entertainment Co. Package Design (c) 2013 Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. Distributed by Warner Home Vide
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD-5

Cast and Crew

Tom Ewell
Anne Francis
Ann Miller

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Directed by:
Herman Hoffman

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