1 hr 39 min

The Bingo Long Travelling All-Stars & Motor Kings Take Me In to the Ballgame

    • Baseball

In their continued baseball movie podcast journey, Ellen Adair and Eric Gilde find the fame of "The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings" sadly analogous to the fame of some Negro League greats. But y'all: this film is delightful. They grade the movie on its tools on the 20-80 scouting scale, discussing along the way comparisons to some Satchel Paige stories, the production of "Toni Stone" they saw at Roundabout Theater last year, and James Earl Jones as one of the swooniest catcher characters imaginable. Also, what's up with that  newsreel?

In their continued baseball movie podcast journey, Ellen Adair and Eric Gilde find the fame of "The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings" sadly analogous to the fame of some Negro League greats. But y'all: this film is delightful. They grade the movie on its tools on the 20-80 scouting scale, discussing along the way comparisons to some Satchel Paige stories, the production of "Toni Stone" they saw at Roundabout Theater last year, and James Earl Jones as one of the swooniest catcher characters imaginable. Also, what's up with that  newsreel?

1 hr 39 min

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