Headin’ Home features Babe Ruth in his motion picture debut. Here, he plays a character, appropriately named Babe, who is a country boy who the locals consider useless. He thinks he’s got batting talent, but no one will take him seriously until he hits a ball that soars five blocks and smashes through a church window.

Headin' Home (1920) Biography, Comedy, Drama | 71min | 19 September 1920 (USA) 5.3
Director: Lawrence C. WindomWriter: Arthur 'Bugs' Baer, Earle BrowneStars: Babe Ruth, Ruth Taylor, William SheerSummary: Fictional story of a country boy who can't get the hang of playing baseball and is the butt of jokes in his small town. But one day he gets mad and knocks a towering home run. Suddenly he is off and running to fame in the big leagues. When he returns to his home town, everyone sees that he is the same loveable fellow he was before.


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