Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Red Barber
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2. Baseball (1994–2010)
TV-PG | 1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.
A National Heirloom
TV-PG | 114 min | Documentary, History, Sport
The 1920s begin with America trying to recover from World War I and baseball trying to recover from the scandal of the 1919 World Series.
The National Pastime
TV-PG | 148 min | Documentary, History, Sport
In Europe, in the Pacific, on the homefront, both African-Americans and whites fight to make the world safe for democracy. When the world ends, Major League Baseball becomes, in fact, what it has always claimed to be: the national pastime.
The Faith of Fifty Million People
TV-PG | 117 min | Documentary, History, Sport
Before and after World War I, a steady stream of immigrants lands on the shores of America. They want instantly to become American. To pursue the American dream. To play the American game.
The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
26 min | Comedy, Family
After getting beat 24-0 by the WAC Baseball Team Bilko's latest addition to the troop is Private Hank Lumpkin - a man who killed a mountain lion with a Baseball.
TV-PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, Sport
In the period 1930-40, the Depression had a major impact on the game of baseball. Many teams were nearing bankruptcy with attendance dwindling and fan interest at its lowest ebb. The owners... See full summary »
10. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Sergeant Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas U.S. Army Camp. Colonel Hall, nominally in charge of the base, tries to keep Bilko's plans in check. ... See full summary »
11. When It Was a Game (1991 TV Movie)
Unrated | 57 min | Documentary, History, Sport
This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color. Included is color footage of past major league ... See full summary »
ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
A Home Run for Love
Unrated | 45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In 1947, a young white boy and an elderly black man enjoy a warm and wonderful friendship based on their mutual love of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Jackie Robinson.
14. When It Was a Game 2 (1992 TV Movie)
Unrated | 58 min | Documentary, History, Sport
Film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1925 to 1961. All but approximately 6 minutes of the film is in color. Also includes literary passages, remembrances... See full summary »
16. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »
17. ESPN SportsCentury (1999– )
Documentary, Biography, History
A biography series counting down the 50 greatest North American athletes of the 20th century. It was expanded to include other athletes, personalities, and notable moments in sports history.
18. Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991)
TV-G | 113 min | Documentary, History
For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success.
21. Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948–1967)
60 min | Music
Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »
22. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.
26. Ball Talk: Baseball's Voices of Summer (1989 Video)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Sport
Six Hall of Fame baseball announcers are profiled and talk about watching and broadcasting baseball. Hosted by Larry King.
32. The Esther Williams Aqua Spectacle (1956 TV Special)
90 min | Music, Sport
Esther Williams heads a cast of 100 swimmers, water skiers, dancers, singers and tumblers in full scale production numbers, ashore and afloat, all set to music.
34. Brooklyn, I Love You (1946)
Approved | 10 min | Short, History, Sport
Long ago and far away there was a baseball team that played in Brooklyn, New York, known formally as the Brooklyn Dodgers but lovingly by their fans as "Dem Bums" (because they seldom won ... See full summary »
41. Bundle from Brazil (1948)
Approved | 11 min | Short, Sport
A friend in South America sends sportscaster "Red" Barber a gift of a 'Coati-mundi', or ant-eater. Barber makes the mistake of letting the animal wander aimlessly around his house where his... See full summary »
42. Golf Doctor (1947)
Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
This Sportscope features the San Francisco dentist who turned to Golf as a profession. While one of the better-known golfers of the era, he was/is better known as a broadcaster and ... See full summary »