Tall Story (1960)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Farce  |   Release Date - Apr 6, 1960 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this romantic comedy, a young basketball star proposes to a tall and intelligent coed while attending Custer College. She accepts, and he begins to worry about how they will get the money they need to survive. He then finds himself tempted to take a gambler's bribe and throw the game during an upcoming match with a Russian team. The weight of his decision affects his studies, causing him to fail a major test. As a result, he nearly misses the big game. Jane Fonda made her debut in this film.

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basketball, cheerleading, gambling, love, proposal [romantic], romance, school, sports