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.
He makes the great ones! Sayonara! Bus Stop! Picnic! South Pacific!
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Did You Know?
Prior to release, title was briefly changed to The Way The Ball Bounces before reverting back to Tall Story, name of play on which it was based. 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!
Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine
Music by Karl Hoschna
Lyrics by Otto A. Harbach
Sung by the students in the Student Trailer Park See more