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The Resource "Damn Yankees", Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Abbott/Stanley Donen production ; screenplay by George Abbott ; music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; produced and directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen

"Damn Yankees", Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Abbott/Stanley Donen production ; screenplay by George Abbott ; music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; produced and directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen

Label
"Damn Yankees"
Title
"Damn Yankees"
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Abbott/Stanley Donen production ; screenplay by George Abbott ; music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; produced and directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Lyricist
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
What if you could help your favorite team win the pennant? And what if you got to be the star of that team? For lifelong Washington Senators fan Joe Boyd that dream comes true when after seeing his team lose yet again, he rashly declares that he would sell his soul to the devil to see his team beat the Yankees. The Devil goes by Mr. Applegate now, and he agrees that Joe--a one-time baseball standout--will play for the Senators and help them reach the promised land. But Joe persuades Applegate to give him an escape clause, should he dislike his new identity. Applegate declares that he can back out at any time before the last game of the season--if he plays in the final game, he'll belong to the Devil. Featuring members of the original Broadway cast (Tab Hunter was not in the original cast)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Harold Lipstein ; production and costumes designed by William and Jean Eckart ; art director, Stanley Fleischer ; editor, Frank Bracht ; choreographer, Bob Fosse
Date time place
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1958
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D2821236 2004
PerformerNote
Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston, Russ Brown, Shannon Bolin, Nathaniel Frey, Jimmie Komack, Rae Allen, Robert Shafer, Jean Stapleton, Albert Linville
Runtime
111
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
"Damn Yankees", Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Abbott/Stanley Donen production ; screenplay by George Abbott ; music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; produced and directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the play "Damn Yankees", book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop; from Douglas Wallop's novel "The year the Yankees lost the pennant," music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; produced by Brisson, Griffith, and Prince
  • Special feature: theatrical trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Credits -- "Six months out of every year" -- Applegate's proposition -- "Goodbye, old girl" -- Clubhouse chatter -- "Heart" -- Joe's knockout tryout -- "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo." -- Gone but not forgotten -- "There's something about an empty chair" -- New boarder -- Lola's assignment -- "A little brains, a little talent" -- Miss West Indies -- "Whatever Lola wants" -- Devilish displeasure -- "Those were the good old days" -- Girlish 172 -- Shifty tactics -- "Who's got the pain?" -- "Heart" and heartbreak -- Joe on trial -- He wants out -- Material witnesses -- Together tonight -- "Two lost souls" -- No more nonsense -- Final inning miracle -- Outdeviled
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9780790790084
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393197025
  • 00085393197025
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
31970
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm56729047
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation in a letterbox format preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
"Damn Yankees", Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a George Abbott/Stanley Donen production ; screenplay by George Abbott ; music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; produced and directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the play "Damn Yankees", book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop; from Douglas Wallop's novel "The year the Yankees lost the pennant," music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; produced by Brisson, Griffith, and Prince
  • Special feature: theatrical trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Credits -- "Six months out of every year" -- Applegate's proposition -- "Goodbye, old girl" -- Clubhouse chatter -- "Heart" -- Joe's knockout tryout -- "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo." -- Gone but not forgotten -- "There's something about an empty chair" -- New boarder -- Lola's assignment -- "A little brains, a little talent" -- Miss West Indies -- "Whatever Lola wants" -- Devilish displeasure -- "Those were the good old days" -- Girlish 172 -- Shifty tactics -- "Who's got the pain?" -- "Heart" and heartbreak -- Joe on trial -- He wants out -- Material witnesses -- Together tonight -- "Two lost souls" -- No more nonsense -- Final inning miracle -- Outdeviled
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9780790790084
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393197025
  • 00085393197025
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
31970
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm56729047
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation in a letterbox format preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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