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Movies: "Safe at Home"

June 27, 1962 - Opening in local theatres today is “Safe at Home,” a comedy film starring Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the New York Yankees. The film also stars William Frawley and Don Collier, with appearances by Yankees Whitey Ford and Ralph Houk. The film is about a young Florida boy who lies to his Little League teammates, telling them he knows Mantle and Maris and will bring them to their team banquet. His attempts to meet his heroes during spring training by sneaking into the stadium and into their hotel room at the Yankee Clipper Hotel result in chaos, and the boy learns an important lesson about honesty. “Safe at Home” was filmed in Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach, Florida.


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