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The Kid from Cleveland

The Kid from Cleveland
File:The Kid From Cleveland (1949) poster.jpg
Directed by Herbert Kline
Produced by Walter Colmes
Written by Herbert Kline (Story)
John Bright
Starring George Brent
Lynn Bari
Russ Tamblyn
Tommy Cook
Ann Doran
Louis Jean Heydt
K. Elmo Lowe
John Beradino
Music by Nathan Scott
Cinematography Jack Marta
Edited by Jason H. Bernie
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release dates
September 5, 1949
Running time
89 mins.
Country United States
Language English

The Kid from Cleveland is a 1949 sports drama film starring George Brent, Lynn Bari and Russ Tamblyn. Directed by Herbert Kline, the film was released by Republic Pictures.


The Kid from Cleveland tells the story of a "troubled teenaged fan" being helped by his favorite baseball team - the Cleveland Indians. The Indians had just won the 1948 World Series and many of the team's players made appearances along with owner Bill Veeck, co-owner and former Major League Baseball star Hank Greenberg, and then current coach and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Tris Speaker. Also featured were the team's then current and former ballparks, Cleveland Municipal Stadium and League Park. Several Cleveland Indians and Boston Braves players also appear in the film in archive baseball footage segments from the 1948 World Series.


Cleveland Indians in the cast

as themselves:

Uncredited Cleveland Indians in the cast

(as themselves)

Baseball umpires (uncredited)

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