Tall Story

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Sports

Looking much more at home on a basketball court than he did on the diamond (FEAR STRIKES OUT), Anthony Perkins costars with Jane Fonda (making her film debut) in this mostly unfunny romantic comedy based on a play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, which was in turn adapted from Howard Nemerov's novel The Homecoming Game. June (Fonda), a tall girl, matriculates...read more

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(Movie Clip) Opening Credits
Opening credits for director Joshua Logan's Tall Story, (1960) starring Jane Fonda and Anthony Perkins.
(Movie Clip) Men's Locker Room
During her try-out for Pom-Pom Girl, June Ryder (Jane Fonda) meets her target, basketball star Ray Blent (Anthony Perkins), at the gym in Tall Story, (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'm Buttering Him Up
Co-ed June Ryder (Jane Fonda) surprises Professors Sullivan and Osman (Ray Walston and Marc Connelly), early in Joshua Logan's Tall Story, 1960.

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Thu Dec 21 6:00am
Tall Story TCM

An insecure college athlete wants to marry his girlfriend but lacks money. When he gets offered a bribe to fix a game, he is tempted, and even more overwhelmed.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Looking much more at home on a basketball court than he did on the diamond (FEAR STRIKES OUT), Anthony Perkins costars with Jane Fonda (making her film debut) in this mostly unfunny romantic comedy based on a play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, which… (more)

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