How Jimmy won the game (1928)

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How Jimmy won the game

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Title How Jimmy won the game
Year of production 1928
Country of production États-Unis
Duration 11 minutes
Format Muet - Noir et blanc - 35 mm
Original language(s) English
Subtitles and transcription French
Commissioning body Institute of Makers of Explosives
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Main credits

This picture is from the film library of the UNITED STATES BUREAU OF MINES, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, WASHINGTON D.C, 1928

It is one of many made under the Bureau's supervision to visualize various phases of the mineral and Allied Industries.

Presentation of this film was made possible through the cooperation of the Institute of Makers of Explosives


Medical themes


Film de prévention à destination des enfants des accidents liés aux explosifs.

Main genre



L'équipe de baseball de l'école de Jimmy s'entraine pour participer au championnat scolaire. Jimmy est le fils du gérant de la carrière. Son père le met en garde contre le danger que constituent les détonateurs. Lorsque le lanceur vedette de l'équipe de baseball et ses camarades trouvent un détonateur et décident de le faire exploser pour s'amuser, Jimmy prévient des adultes et évite ainsi un terrible accident. Grâce à lui, l'équipe de son école gagne le championnat de baseball !



Structuring elements of the film

  • Reporting footage  : No.
  • Set footage  : No.
  • Archival footage  : No.
  • Animated sequences  : No.
  • Intertitles  : Yes.
  • Host  : No.
  • Voice-over  : No.
  • Interview  : No.
  • Music and sound effects : No.
  • Images featured in other films : No.

How does the film direct the viewer’s attention?


How are health and medicine portrayed?


Broadcasting and reception

Where is the film screened?


Presentations and events associated with the film




Enfants et adolescents

Local, national, or international audience




Supplementary notes


References and external documents

Cantor David, Between Movies, Markets and Medicine - The Eastern Film Corporation, Frank A. Tichenor, and Medical and Health Films in the 1920s in Health Education Films in the Twentieth Century, edited by Christian Bonah, David Cantor and Anja Laukötter, University of Rochester Press, Rochester, 2018.