• Short Summary

    USA: National pastime opens season in US President Hoover attends first major baseball match. Shades?

  • Description

    Washington, D.C., U.S.: Gen. view of cannons on field fired, CU. man with mouth horn speaks, semi view Hoover in stand throws 1st ball, gen. view & pan. of start of game, close shot pitcher & batter in action, pan of crowds in stands, gen. view 3 bagger shot & gen. pan. shot of Babe Ruth making home run.

    Sound Effects: Loud sound of cannons, gen. cheers of crowds, off-stage voice describes play. Horn declares season opened.

    Sport; home run; United States of America; Personalities - Sport; Personalities - Politicians; George Herman (Babe) Ruth (1895-1948), Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964)
    Background: USA: National pastime opens season in US President Hoover attends first major baseball match. Shades of Don Bradman. Mighty 'Babe' Ruth, idol of the fans, makes a boundary by driving clean over the stands

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEFNR2XA6ZOCPPFYRJM95C1ESV
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFNR2XA6ZOCPPFYRJM95C1ESV
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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