The Busher
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The Busher
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 and when the hometown folk come to see him play, he screws up the game and loses. The… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Delightful comedy about baseball and small town life."
‑ Michael E. Grost, 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."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
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