A young insecure college sportsman is in trouble. He wants to marry his very straightforward girlfriend, also a student, but has no money. When he is offered a bribe to fix a game, he is torn even more about the matter.
SUCH FUN! That college girl who can't help lovin' tall boys!...
Did You Know?
was nominated for the 1959 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Featured Actor in a Drama for "Tall Story" as Professor Charles Osman. See more
In the several instances where the bribery money is shown, it has the appearance of real money, mostly $50 and $100 bills, but when Tom Laughlin is counting it in the final sequence, it is obviously stage money. See more
Now, in Japan, the height of passion is expressed by a kiss on the back of the neck!
Referenced in Strictly Background
Music by André Previn
and Shelly Manne
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Sung by Bobby Darin See more