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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?
and Warren Beatty
were both considered for the role of Ray Blent, but Warner Bros. wanted a "name" to co-star with Fonda and wasn't willing to risk the project on the shoulders of two unknowns. 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
The Star Spangled Banner
Music by John Stafford Smith
Lyrics by Francis Scott Key
Sung before the game See more