Damn Yankees is a 1958 musical film made by Warner Bros., a modern version of the Faust story involving the New York Yankees and Washington Senators baseball teams. The film is based on the 1955 Broadway musical of the same name.
Ballplayers: So what the heck's the use of cryin'? / Why should we curse? / We gotta get better / 'cause we can't get worse!
Mr. Applegate: Going a little far don't you think?
Lola: What's the matter? Didn't ya like it?
Mr. Applegate: I like it fine. Puff him up baby, I'll bring him down again.
Lola: You'll what?
Mr. Applegate: It's already started. Keep your eyes open, homewrecker. You'll find out who's got the pain in the mambo.
Mr. Applegate: With my help a lot of things come easy.
(lights a cigarette from within his hand and Joe looks shocked)
Mr. Applegate: Ohhhh, uh, do you smoke?
Joe Boyd: Hey... how'd you pull that off?
Mr. Applegate: I'm handy with fire.
|Release Date||26 September 1958|
|Tagline||It's a picture in a million! Starring that girl in a million, the red-headed darling of the Broadway show, Gwen Verdon!|
|Genre||Comedy, Musical, Sport, Fantasy|
|Filming Locations||Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California, USA|
|Film Class||Musical Comedy, Musical Fantasy, Sports Comedy|
|Themes||Deal With the Devil, Underdogs, Baseball Players|
|Tones||Upbeat, Fanciful, Humorous, Bright, Gentle, Whimsical|