• Angels in the Outfield (1951)

Angels in the Outfield

Release Date: 1951

DVD Release Date: May 1st, 2007

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

A newspaper reporter, Jennifer Paige (Janet Leigh), is investigating the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak. The team is led by manager Guffy McGovern (Paul Douglas), whose swearing and fighting hinder his team's progress. Meanwhile, an orphan named Bridget White (Donna Corcoran) has been praying for the team, and her pleas are answered by an angelic voice. The angel begins urging Guffy to be kinder in return for helping the Pirates win, but the playoffs test the manager's temper.

Cast: Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Donna Corcoran, Lewis Stone, Spring Byington, Bruce Bennett, Marvin Kaplan

Director: Clarence Brown

Genres: Comedy , Children

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Inspiring, Heartwarming, Underdog, Rise, 1950s