December 11, 2021 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/11/2021

The offered Type I photo shows Babe Ruth taking advice from a young ball player in the 1931 short film Slide, Babe, Slide. The photo was distributed by Universal Pictures and maintains its original paper caption that reads “Universal's Christy Walsh All-American Sport Reels that star the famous Babe Ruth.” The short was part of the Christy Walsh All-American Sport Reels film series entitled Play Ball with Babe Ruth. Promotional materials from the series of shorts are exceedingly rare, and the offered photo's incredible condition sets it apart from most known examples. Accompanied by a Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA. The photo measures 10 x 8 inches and presents in stunning Near Mint to Mint condition.

1931 Original News Service Photo of Babe Ruth Promoting Universal Pictures Short Film <em>Slide, Babe, Slide</em> (PSA/DNA Type I)
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final prices include buyers premium: $115
Estimate: $200 - $300
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Saturday, December 11, 2021.
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