Rawhide (1938)

Posted: Apr 18, 2012

A 1938 western film starring Lou Gehrig and made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. The movie was directed by Ray Taylor and produced by Sol Lesser from a screenplay by Jack Natteford and Daniel Jarrett. The cinematography was by Allen Q. Thompson. This is the only Hollywood movie in which baseball great Lou Gehrig made a screen appearance, playing himself as a vacationing ballplayer visiting his sister Peggy (played by Evalyn Knapp) on a ranch in the fictional town of Rawhide, Montana. Director:
Ray Taylor
Daniel Jarrett (story), Daniel Jarrett (screenplay)
Smith Ballew, Lou Gehrig and Evalyn Knapp