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!
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Did You Know?
When casting the film Damn Yankees!
(1958), the studio was initially interested in pursuing Cyd Charisse
as Lola and Cary Grant
as Applegate. In the end, Gwen Verdon
won the right to recreate her stage role with Ray Walston
, the devilish Applegate. Cyd was supposedly unavailable but later played the role on the legit stage. See more
Applegate "remembers" Jack the Ripper killing someone with his right hand. Research has shown him to be left-handed. See more
You've gotta have heart, / All you really need is heart./ When the odds are sayin' you'll never win /That's when the grin should start.
Referenced in Madea Goes to Jail
Goodbye, Old Girl
Music by Richard Adler
Lyrics by Jerry Ross
Performed by Robert Shafer
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