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Safe at Home! (1962)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 13 April 1962 (USA)
Young Hutch Lawton brags to his Little League buddies that his dad knows Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Forced to "put up or shut up" Hutch goes to spring training camp where he is lectured... See full summary »


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Robert Dillon (screenplay), Robert Dillon (story) | 2 more credits »


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Complete credited cast:
Mickey Mantle ... Mickey Mantle
Roger Maris ... Rogers Maris
William Frawley ... Bill Turner
Patricia Barry ... Johanna Price
Don Collier ... Ken Lawton
Eugene Iglesias ... Mr. Torres
Flip Mark ... Henry
Bryan Russell ... Hutch Lawton
Scott Lane Scott Lane ... Mike Torres
Charles G. Martin ... Henry's Father
Ralph Houk Ralph Houk ... Ralph Houk
Whitey Ford Whitey Ford ... Whitey Ford


Young Hutch Lawton brags to his Little League buddies that his dad knows Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Forced to "put up or shut up" Hutch goes to spring training camp where he is lectured about honesty being the best policy. He returns to face his buddies with the truth to find the entire Little League team invited to camp. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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WOW! Fun and laughter with the idols of millions and the luckiest kid in the world! See more »


Comedy | Drama | Family | Sport


Not Rated | See all certifications »






Release Date:

13 April 1962 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ft. Lauterdale Stadium, where Hutch first tries to meet Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, opened in 1962 the same year "Safe At Home" was released. See more »


Early in the film, some boys stop to watch two men on a bridge catch a fish. However, the fish doesn't move as they reel it in - its obviously a prop or a dead fish that was previously placed on the line for them to pull out. See more »


Hutch Lawton: [repeated] Mickey Mantle! Roger Maris! Gosh! Gee!
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Introducing Bryan Russell. See more »

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It's Just For Fun; Go With It
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If a viewer can't have a little fun watching this movie, the viewer misses the point.

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