Tripti Joshi

The Ball Game

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Country  United States
4.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary, Short, Sport
Language  Silent
Release date  May 20, 1898 (1898-05-20)

Take me out to the ball game


The Ball Game is an 1898 American short black-and-white silent documentary sports film produced and distributed by Edison Manufacturing Company.

Contents

Take me out to the ball game


Plot

The film contains footage of an 1898 baseball game between Reading Phillies and the Newark Bears. The camera is situated twenty feet from the bag and a short extract of the game is then filmed.

Current status

Given its age, this short film is available to freely be downloaded from the Internet. It has also featured in a number of film collections including Diamonds on the Silver Screen.

References

The Ball Game Wikipedia
The Ball Game IMDb The Ball Game themoviedb.org


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