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    The Pride of the Yankees (RKO, 1942). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Historically, very few pictures about the national pastime of baseball have met with success. The Pride of the Yankees is one of those rare exceptions. Though star Gary Cooper threw with the wrong hand, requiring the film to be flipped, so that players had to run from home to third and wear uniforms with reversed numbers, he portrayed Lou Gehrig with great dignity, and his romantic scenes with Teresa Wright as Gehrig's wife are warm and honest. This scarce complete set of lobbies features the very collectable Babe Ruth card, which we have previously sold on its own for over $700! All of the cards have pinholes in the corners, one has a chip in the bottom left, one has torn pinhole in the top border, and one has paper tape on the verso. Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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