Original Animation Drafts

The drafts for this short are from the collection of Hans Perk at A. Film L.A. and are reprinted here with his permission.

Prod. No. 2041 Prod. Title Casey at the Bat Draft No. Final Page No. 1 Date 7-19-44
Seq. No. 5 Seq. Title Casey at the Bat
Director Gerry Geronomi Asst. Dir. Rusty Jones Layout Man Hugh Hennesy Sec'y D. Jones
Scene
No.
Artist Screen
Footage
B. G. Data Description
1 Music
Room
14-00 6 1/2 F
N/S
Currier and Ives print of the National Game -- print comes to life
3-00 X-DISSOLVE
2 Nordberg 12-00 5F
N/S on P
Hand changes number on score board.
CUT.
3 Sibley 10-00 5F
N/S on P
Manager bawling out team.
CUT.
4 Sibley 4-09 5F
N/S
C. U. Manager, angry - bawling out players.
CUT.
5 Nordberg 5-00 5F
S. A. 3
Cooney hops off bench - little guy bounces.
CUT.
6 Sibley 4-08 5F
N/S on P
Cooney in batter's box - ready to hit.
CUT.
7 Sibley 5-08 5F
N/S on P
Pitcher throws ball to batter.
CUT.
8 Sibley 9-08 5F
S. A. 6
S on F
Cooney bunts ball - starts run down 1st base.
CUT.
9 Sibley 6-08 5F
N/P
(OUT OF PICTURE)
Cooney running to 1st base -- ball gains on PAN.
CUT.
9.1 Sibley 6-00 5F
N/S
1st baseman catches ball as it rolls up leg --
Cooney into scene - stops.
CUT.