About the film
baseball wish pact with the devil based on play or musical soul selling broadway musical
Release Date: April 08, 1967
|Genres||:||Comedy, Music, Fantasy, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||National Broadcasting Company|
|Producers||:||Alvin Cooperman, Edith Hamlin, Robert Wright, Bill Cosmas|
|Writers||:||George Abbott, Douglass Wallop, Douglass Wallop, Richard Adler, Jerry Ross|
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 Mr. Applegate, who offers to turn Boyd into Joe Hardy, 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 into the mix.