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    Casey at the Bat (RKO, R-1954). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Written in 1888 by Ernest Thayer, the poem "Casey at the Bat" was popularized on stage and set to music in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century when the baseball craze had really taken hold of the country. Based on Thayer's original, there are two animated short films by Walt Disney, Casey at the Bat produced in 1946, which is a direct adaptation of the poem and part of the feature film, Make Mine Music, and Casey Bats Again produced in 1954. This sensational poster is from the 1954 reissue of the original short subject taken from the feature film. A Heritage first, the one sheet has only a few signs of minor handling: edge wear, tears in the left border, fold and crossfold wear and separation with cellophane tape on the verso, and extra vertical creases. Folded, Very Fine-.


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