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?
Right after the mambo number, as the male dancer (choreographer Bob Fosse
) leaves the stage, the Joe Hardy character shakes the dancer's hand and says, "Great work, Fosse!" See more
While hanging around backstage at a variety show to honor Joe, a female newspaper reporter hears an unsubstantiated rumor that he's actually a disgraced ball player who changed his name following a scandal. She immediately calls her editor and somehow an explosive front page story based on this flimsy evidence is written, published and delivered to the theater even before the show is over - an impossibility even in the unlikely event that the show (which was already in progress) ran three hours. 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.
There's Something About An Empty Chair
Music by Richard Adler
Lyrics by Jerry Ross
Performed by Shannon Bolin See more