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|Directed by||Fred C. Newmeyer|
|Produced by||Adolph Zukor|
Jesse L. Lasky
|Written by||Ray Harris (screenplay)|
Sam Mintz (story)
George Marion, Jr. (intertitles)
|Music by||Gerard Carbonara|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Sound version with music and sound effects only
Warming Up is a 1928 American baseball film starring Richard Dix and Jean Arthur, directed by Fred C. Newmeyer, and released by Paramount Pictures in the Movietone sound system as Paramount's first sound film.
The film featured several major league baseball players as themselves.
- Richard Dix as Bert Tulliver
- Jean Arthur as Mary Post
- Claude King as Mr. Post
- Philo McCullough as McRae
- Billy Kent Schaefer as Edsel
- Roscoe Karns as Hippo
- James Dugan as Brill
- Mike Donlin as Veteran Baseball Player / Himself
- Mike Ready as Himself
- Chet Thomas as Himself
- Joe Pirrone as Himself
- Wally Hood as Himself
- Bob Murray as Himself
- Truck Hannah as Himself
- Wade Boteler as Bit Part (uncredited)
Bert Tulliver (Dix), a pitcher for a baseball team in a small town, is given the opportunity to try out for a team in the big leagues. Unfortunately, he incurs the enmity of McRae (McCullough), the league's leading home-run hitter. In addition, Bert falls for the team owner's daughter Mary (Arthur), who McRae has designs on.
- This film is now considered lost.
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