Casey Bats Again
Studio: Disney Release Date : June 18, 1954
Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Synopsis

Casey comes to the plate again, this time as the manager of a team comprised of his nine daughters who manage to win despite Casey's leadership.

Credits

Director

Jack Kinney

Animator

John Sibley
Fred Moore

Story

Dick Kinney
Brice Mack

Music

Oliver Wallace

Backgrounds

Al Dempster

Layout

Bruce Bushman

Effects Animation

Blaine Gibson


Included in:

Three Tall Tales

DVD

United States

Melody Time

Germany

Musik, Tanz und Rhythmus

France

Melodie Cocktail

Italy

Lo Scrigno delle Sette Perle

United Kingdom

Melody Time

Sweden

Melody Time

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:35
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English

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From Bob Mitchell :

Casey Bat's Again had it's television debut on January 6th, 1963. It was part of a program entitled "Three Tall Tales" which also featured The Saga of Windwagon Smith and Paul Bunyan. The show was hosted by Ludwig Von Drake with his sidekick Herman. This was one of the better Von Drake episodes on Disney's Sunday Night TV show. Anyway, I give this short an 8, but only in its "Three Tall Tales" version narrated by Paul Frees as the Vieneese Von Drake who has swallowed an Irish dialect pill.

From Ryan :

This sequel to the earlier Casey at the Bat used in Make Mine Music is a true classic. It starts off where the first one left off with Casey on the baseball diamond crying, when his wife comes toward him and whispers to him of the new bundle they're expecting. When the baby is born, Casey is overjoyed, but it takes quite awhile for him to discover that it's a girl instead of a boy. Despite the limited animation, I really enjoy the humor of this cartoon.

From John :

First saw it on the "Melody Time" DVD and enjoyed every second of it, one of my most favorite shorts. I really want to get "Make Mine Music" just to see the first short in the series.