It Happens Every Spring

It Happens Every Spring
It Happens Every Spring
  • NR
  • 1h 27m
  • 1949
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Chemistry professor Vernon Simpson (Ray Milland) has virtually no money, so marriage to the daughter (Jean Peters) of the university's president is out of the question. But when Vernon accidentally discovers a liquid that repels wood, it doesn't take long for the baseball lover to realize he has hit on something big. With the magic liquid in his glove, Vernon's astounding pitching performance for the local St. Louis team lands him a contract. As he pitches his team all the way to the World Series, success is just a game away until Vernon finds his catcher (Paul Douglas) has given away the last bottle of his special "hair tonic."

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Classic Film and Television
Michael E. Grost

Zany, inventive baseball comedy.

June 25, 2017
Emanuel Levy

June 21, 2017
Film Journal International
Daniel Eagan

Excellent baseball comedy about a scientist who perfects a pitching potion

June 21, 2017
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Philip Martin

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy
  • Release Date:June 10, 1949
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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