Pride of the Yankees

pride-yankees-07THE PARAMOUNT IN MIDDLETOWN IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THEIR 2018 CLASSIC SERIES, TAKING PLACE SELECT SATURDAYS AT 1:30 PM. ALL SHOWS ARE ONLY $6. WITH LIVE PRE-SHOW ORGAN MUSIC STARTING 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE FEATURE.

Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Saturday, February 17th – 1:30 PM
2 hours and 8 minutes – Biography, Drama, Romance – NR

Director: Sam Wood
Writers: Jo Swerling (screenplay), Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenplay)
Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth

This film chronicles the life of first baseman Lou Gehrig. The story begins as young Lou Gehrig dreams of becoming a professional ballplayer. While in college, Lou becomes a star athlete and is signed by the New York Yankees. In 1939, Lou discovers that he has a fatal neurological disease.

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