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It Happens Every Spring (10-Jun-1949)

Director: Lloyd Bacon

Writers: Valentine Davies; Shirley W. Smith

Music: Leigh Harline

Producer: William Perlberg

Keywords: Sports Comedy, Baseball, Secret Formula

A college chemistry professor stumbles across a formula which causes objects to repel wood. He offers to pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for $1000 each game he is able to win. After the Commissioner of Baseball Albert "Happy" Chandler read the script, he found the film so excessively silly that he decreed no baseball players would be permitted to appear in it.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ed Begley, Sr.
25-Mar-1901 28-Apr-1970 Juror #10 in 12 Angry Men
Ray Collins
10-Dec-1889 11-Jul-1965 Lt. Tragg on Perry Mason
Ted de Corsia
29-Sep-1905 11-Apr-1973 The Enforcer
Paul Douglas
11-Apr-1907 11-Sep-1959 Angels in the Outfield
Alan Hale, Jr.
8-Mar-1921 2-Jan-1990 The Skipper on Gilligan's Island
Jessie Royce Landis
25-Nov-1896 2-Nov-1972 North by Northwest
Ray Milland
3-Jan-1907 10-Mar-1986 The Lost Weekend
Jean Peters
15-Oct-1926 13-Oct-2000 Captain from Castile


Ray Milland   ...   Vernon Simpson
Jean Peters   ...   Debbie Greenleaf
Paul Douglas   ...   Monk Lanigan
Ed Begley, Sr.   ...   Edgar Stone
Ted de Corsia   ...   Jimmy Dolan
Ray Collins   ...   Alfred Greenleaf
Jessie Royce Landis   ...   Mrs. Greenleaf
Alan Hale, Jr.   ...   Schmidt
Bill Murphy   ...   Tommy Isabell


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