Directed by Herbert Kline. With George Brent. Hollywood actor Russ Tamblyn, whose seven-decade career encompasses such classics as West Side Story, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Twin Peaks, and Django Unchained, appears in person with the shot-in-Cleveland film that gave him his first lead role. Billed as “Rusty” Tamblyn, he plays a troubled NE Ohio teen baseball fan who is “adopted” and aided by members of the 1948 World Champion Cleveland Indians (Bob Feller, Lou Boudreau, Tris Speaker, Hank Greenberg, Satchel Paige, Gene Bearden, Bill Veeck, et al.). Features scenes shot at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Municipal Stadium, and League Park, among other locations. (USA, 1949, b&w, Blu-ray, 89 min.)
Special admission $25; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, students $20. No CMA Film Series vouchers or passes.