Alibi Ike Overview:

Alibi Ike (1935) was a Comedy - Sports Film directed by Ray Enright and produced by Edward Chodorov.


A lively screwball comedy. Alibi Ike is a baseball player with a talent for excuses and for inventive pitching techniques. The excuse-making threatens his romantic happiness with the sister of the wife of his team's owner, and things get even more complicated when gangsters kidnap him to keep him away from a game they've bet on.

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Sam McDaniel (Porter) and Dick Winslow (Bellboy) are in studio records/casting call lists as cast members for their roles, but they did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. Joseph Crehan is credited as "Conductor," but he also was not seen.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 19, 1937 with Joe E. Brown, William Frawley and Roscoe Karns reprising their film roles. Mr. and Mrs. Babe Ruth also guest starred in this broadcast.
Although this was the first film to be released of Olivia de Havilland, it was filmed after A Midsummer Night's Dream, the first film she had made.
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