The Babe

Arthur Hiller (director)
John Fusco (screenwriter, producer)
John Goodman, Kelly McGillis, Trini Alvarado, Bruce Boxleitner (starring)

Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1990. Revised script for the 1992 film.

A biography of famed baseball legend Babe Ruth, who was born in Baltimore and given to an orphanage there by his father. He soon demonstrates his amazing hitting ability and adopted by a scout who has him play for the Orioles until he is sold to the Red Sox, and consequently angers the owner and is sold to the Yankees, for whom he helps win the 1932 World Series. He is soon pushed out of the spotlight by Lou Gehrig and eventually sold to the Braves. At the end, a boy he met at the start of his career is all grown up and reminds him that Ruth is still his hero and that he's the best.

Set in Baltimore, New York, Boston, Pittsburgh, Chicago, shot on location in Chicago and California.

Title page present, dated November 22, 1990, noted as Revised, with credits for screenwriter John Fusco. 132 leaves, with last page of text numbered 131. Later generation photocopy. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper missing bound with two gold brads.

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