Damn Yankees Poster

Release Date: 1958

DVD Release Date: October 12th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Joe Boyd, an aging Washington Senators fan, would sell his soul for the Senators to beat the New York Yankees and win the pennant. Enter Applegate (Ray Walston), who offers to turn Boyd into Joe Hardy (Tab Hunter), a powerful young baseball player, in exchange for his soul. When Boyd agrees, he becomes Hardy and leads the Senators on a winning streak. When he starts to miss his wife, though, and questions the deal, Applegate sends temptress Lola (Gwen Verdon) into the mix.

Cast: Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston

Director: George Abbott, Stanley Donen

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: 1950s, Love, Charming, Marriage, Temptation, Lighthearted, Wife, Amusing


Nominated Picture - Musical
Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)