Volumes have been written about the man who many believe is the greatest baseball player of all time: Babe Ruth.
Every facet and period of Babe's life have been combed through with a fine
tooth comb-or have they?
Lionsgate presents American Hercules
Babe Ruth, the ultimate documentary about Babe's life and career.
Born a rough and tumble poor kid, Babe was in as much trouble as he was out
of it when he was young. Still, he had
a heart of gold, a smile as big as New York City and a love for family, friends
and especially kids.
A humanitarian, womanizer, boozer and a lover of people-they all describe
It's said Babe always made room for his fans and that he paid special
attention to kids and encouraged them whatever their dreams may have been.
In this new documentary filmmakers delve into what made Babe-Babe. Discover what forces and influences shaped
his life and his unique abilities.
The DVD celebrates the Babe's life and career while seeking to understand
how and why he became the 'greatest baseball player of all time.'
Thirty minutes of additional archival footage feature his greatest achievements
on and off the field.