The Busher (1919)

The Busher




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As might be guessed by the title, The Busher is a baseball film. Charles Ray plays Ben Harding, a country greenhorn who is the hired hand of Deacon Nasby (Otto Hoffman) and pitcher for the local team. A group of major league players and their manager get stuck in town when railroad trouble causes a layover, and they discover Ben's talents. They send him a telegram, asking him to join the team, and his girl, Mazie Palmer (Colleen Moore) bids him a tearful farewell. But success goes to Ben's head … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Thomas H. Ince Corporation


as Ben Harding

as Mazie Palmer

as Jim Blair

as Billy Palmer

as Deacon Nasby

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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Delightful comedy about baseball and small town life.

Full Review… | August 27, 2011
Classic Film and Television

A fascinating look at early baseball films and an un-perfected spin on something that has since gone on to be repeated countless times since.

Full Review… | December 25, 2010

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