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The film centers around Babe Dugan, a baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels. To help him play better, he uses chewing tobacco to the annoyance of the Snow White Laundry, who has to clean his clothing after every game. His laundress, Vernie, attends a game he's in, only to be hit in the eye by a fly ball from Babe. This event eventually leads to the two falling in love and getting engaged. However, Babe's reliance on chewing tobacco hurts the relationship, which in turn hurts his ability to play.
 
The film centers around Babe Dugan, a baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels. To help him play better, he uses chewing tobacco to the annoyance of the Snow White Laundry, who has to clean his clothing after every game. His laundress, Vernie, attends a game he's in, only to be hit in the eye by a fly ball from Babe. This event eventually leads to the two falling in love and getting engaged. However, Babe's reliance on chewing tobacco hurts the relationship, which in turn hurts his ability to play.
  
During a crucial game, Vernie comes to see Babe play and gives him some chewing tobacco to inspire him. He ends up winning the game but confesses that Vernie's love was what drove him, after which he swears off of tobacco.<ref>[https://www.allmovie.com/movie/v84207 Film synopsis from AllMovie.] Retrieved 18 Oct. '17</ref>
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During a crucial game, Vernie comes to see Babe play and gives him some chewing tobacco to inspire him. He ends up winning the game but confesses that Vernie's love was what drove him, after which he swears off of tobacco.<ref>[https://www.allmovie.com/movie/v84207 An AllMovie film synopsis of ''Babe Comes Home''.] Retrieved 18 Oct '17</ref>
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
The film hasn't been seen since its first release and is believed to be lost.<ref>[http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/B/BabeComesHome1927.html Silent Era entry for the film.] Retrieved 18 Oct. '17</ref>
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The film hasn't been seen since its first release and is believed to be lost.<ref>[http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/B/BabeComesHome1927.html Silentera entry for the film.] Retrieved 18 Oct '17</ref>
  
 
==Gallery==
 
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017652/ IMDb entry on ''Babe Comes Home''.] Retrieved 18 Oct '17
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babe_Comes_Home Wikipedia entry on ''Babe Comes Home''.] Retrieved 18 Oct '17
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==References==
 
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017652/ IMDb entry]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babe_Comes_Home Wikipedia entry]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 18:31, 5 March 2019

Babe Come Home Poster.jpg

Poster.

Status: Lost

Babe Comes Home is a silent romantic comedy film directed by Ted Wilde and produced and distributed by First National Pictures. It stars Babe Ruth (in his second film role) as Babe Dugan, a baseball player, and Anna Q. Nilsson as Vernie, Babe's laundress and love interest.

Plot[edit | edit source]

The film centers around Babe Dugan, a baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels. To help him play better, he uses chewing tobacco to the annoyance of the Snow White Laundry, who has to clean his clothing after every game. His laundress, Vernie, attends a game he's in, only to be hit in the eye by a fly ball from Babe. This event eventually leads to the two falling in love and getting engaged. However, Babe's reliance on chewing tobacco hurts the relationship, which in turn hurts his ability to play.

During a crucial game, Vernie comes to see Babe play and gives him some chewing tobacco to inspire him. He ends up winning the game but confesses that Vernie's love was what drove him, after which he swears off of tobacco.[1]

Availability[edit | edit source]

The film hasn't been seen since its first release and is believed to be lost.[2]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]