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.
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?
Damn Yankees (1958) is nearly a direct transfer to film of George Abbott's 1955 Broadway musical. The one major exception is Stephen Douglass, who originated the role of Joe Hardy, replaced in the film by Tab Hunter. See more
In the time depicted, major-league baseball players almost never had jersey numbers higher than the 50s... yet several players have numbers in the 60s and 70s, a practice rare until the 1980s. High numbers on a major league uniform ordinarily indicated someone invited to spring training who had little chance of making the club... and if such a player did make the club (possible with the usually-dreadful Washington Senators), the player got a lower number. See more
You should have seen a real artist at work! You couldn't get him away from his wife, huh? Well I could!
How? Is he crazy about you?
Referenced in The Open Door
Six Months Out of Every Year
Music by Richard Adler
Lyrics by Jerry Ross
Performed by Shannon Bolin
, Robert Shafer
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