Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant. Written by
Stewart M. Clamen <email@example.com>
It's a picture in a million! Starring that girl in a million, the red-headed darling of the Broadway show, Gwen Verdon!
Did You Know?
The Mambo Dancer who dances with Gwen Verdon
in the tribute to Joe Hardy was Bob Fosse
--who was not only the choreographer of this film (and choreographer-director of later films, such as Cabaret
(1972)) but also Verdon's husband. See more
In the time depicted, major-league baseball players almost never had jersey numbers higher than the 50s... yet several players have numbers in the 60s and 70s, a practice rare until the 1980s. High numbers on a major league uniform ordinarily indicated someone invited to spring training who had little chance of making the club... and if such a player did make the club (possible with the usually-dreadful Washington Senators), the player got a lower number. See more
With my help a lot of things come easy.
[lights a cigarette from within his hand and Joe looks shocked
Ohhhh, uh, do you smoke?
Hey... how'd you pull that off?
I'm handy with fire.
Six Months out of Every Year
Music by Richard Adler
Lyrics by Jerry Ross
Performed by Shannon Bolin
, Robert Shafer
, and chorus See more