Angels in the Outfield1951

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Angels in the Outfield
Directed by:
Clarence Brown

Released in the USA on October 17 of 1951, "Angels in the Outfield" is a Comedy/Family/Fantasy/Sport film directed by Clarence Brown, and written by Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay) . Paul Douglas and Janet Leigh are starring, alongside Keenan Wynn, Donna Corcoran, Lewis Stone and Spring Byington.

The roughest guy you ever met ... until an angel said "Hello!"

Who directed "Angels in the Outfield":

Angels in the Outfield was directed by Clarence Brown, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before making Angels in the Outfield, Clarence Brown had directed To Please a Lady, released in 1950, Intruder in the Dust (1949), The Yearling (1946), National Velvet (1944), The White Cliffs of Dover (1944), and They Met in Bombay (1941). Since, he directed It's a Big Country, released in 1951, When in Rome (1952), Plymouth Adventure (1952).

What was the release date of "Angels in the Outfield":

Angels in the Outfield was first released in the United States on Wednesday, October 17, 1951. Also released on Wednesday, October 17, 1951 has been The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (dir. Henry Hathaway). This was sixty-eight (68) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "Angels in the Outfield":

At the casting of Angels in the Outfield we find Paul Douglas, previously seen in The Guy Who Came Back (1951) and Fourteen Hours (1951); Janet Leigh (Strictly Dishonorable (1951), Holiday Affair (1949)); Keenan Wynn (Kind Lady (1951), Royal Wedding (1951)) [ more... ]

  • Ellen Corby and Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn can all be seen in Fearless Fagan, released in 1952.
  • Lewis Stone and Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn can be seen in It's a Big Country, released in 1951.
  • Bruce Bennett, Don Haggerty and John McKee also appeared together in Strategic Air Command, released in 1955.
  • Fred Graham and Janet Leigh, Don Haggerty also appeared in Jet Pilot, released in 1957.
  • Fred Graham and Jeff Richards, Don Haggerty also appeared in The Strip, released in 1951.

What is the Storyline of "Angels in the Outfield":

With baseball's Pittsburgh Pirates in last place (a situation reflecting the club's real-life woes at the time), their combative, foul-mouthed manager Guffy McGovern has plenty to complain about. All this changes when, while wandering through Forbes Field at night, Guffy is accosted by the voice of an angel (voice of James Whitmore), who hints at having been a ballplayer on Earth.

As the spokes-angel for the Heavenly Choir Nine, a celestial team of deceased ballplayers, he begins bestowing "miracles" [...]

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