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
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The Picture That Cops the Pennant for Great Entertainment!
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Did You Know?
was famous on Broadway for her hip movements, especially her bumps, as they were called, but in 1958, bumps such as these were not allowed in films, so her first number, "A Little Brains," contains odd static pauses where she had done her bumps on stage. 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
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.
Remade as Damn Yankees
Whatever Lola Wants
Music by Richard Adler
Performed by the Warner Brothers Studio Orchestra See more