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?
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
Actor William Adams, who plays the team's owner, mouths the lines of all the other actors in the courtroom scene near the end. See more
[to Gloria Thorpe
Oh, don't be so nosey, huh? Go home. Get married. Have children!
Referenced in Curse II: The Bite
There's Something About An Empty Chair
Music by Richard Adler
Lyrics by Jerry Ross
Performed by Shannon Bolin See more