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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 musical play "Damn Yankees" opened at the 46th Street Theater in New York City on May 5, 1955, and ran for 1,019 performances. Gwen Verdon
, Ray Walston
, Russ Brown
, Jean Stapleton
, Shannon Bolin
, Nathaniel Frey
, James Komack
, Rae Allen
, and Robert Shafer
reprise their roles in the movie. "Damn Yankees" won the 1956 Tony Award (New York City) for Best Musical. See more
When Joe appears in his first game as a pinch-hitter, he hits a home run on an 0-1 pitch. As he rounds the bases, he is met at home by a few teammates. While shaking their hands, he clearly misses touching home plate. See more
So what the heck's the use of cryin'? / Why should we curse? / We gotta get better / 'cause we can't get worse!
Referenced in Whatever Lola Wants
Whatever Lola Wants
Music by Richard Adler
Lyrics by Jerry Ross
Performed by Gwen Verdon See more