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1932   Wheaties Babe Ruth Flip Movie


Year(s) Published: 1932
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: Wheaties Ruth Flip Book
Card Size (inches): 1-3/4 x 2-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 1
Est. Value (common; VG): $440

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Set Summary
  • Produced in 1932 by General Mill's Wheaties brand cereal
  • Among the earliest of the company's long association w/baseball
  • Distributed several years before cereal box-back cards
  • Set contains one flip book with blue and orange cover
  • 24 black and white movie "frames" in book
  • Each frame also contains playing tips presumably from Ruth
  • Flipping pages creates simulated movie animation
  • See the animation yourself by clicking on the image below
  • Click the image to see Babe Ruth's famous swing in full motion.

    Note: When the animation completes, the movie sequence can be replayed by clicking the refresh button on your browser.

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