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Rare Films from the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Rare Films from the Baseball Hall of Fame
Program Introduced by David Filipi
Fri, Apr 8, 2011 7 PM
Sat, Apr 9, 2011 7 PM

For the eighth year in a row, we're celebrating the opening of a new baseball season with cinematic treasures from the National Baseball Hall of Fame that will entertain baseball fans and cinephiles alike.

Clips include highlights from the 1935 World Series between the Tigers and Cubs, a behind-the-scenes look at the Hall of Fame, a selection of vintage Gillette commercials, and footage featuring such greats as Willie Mays, Walter Johnson, Ty Cobb, Bob Feller, Hank Aaron and more! David Filipi, the Wexner Center's director of film/video, introduces the clips. (program app. 120 mins., video)

Special thanks to Jim Gates of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library and Rick Prelinger of Prelinger Associates, Inc.

Baseball fans will also want to check out Juan and John, solo performer Roger Guenveur Smith's fascinating theater piece about San Francisco Giants pitcher Juan Marichal and Los Angeles Dodgers catcher John Roseboro.

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.