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 to Custer College, home of one of the nation's finest men's basketball teams, hoping to land a husband from among the school's talented cagers. Setting her sights on Ray (Perkins), an All-American who also has a brain,
she enrolls in the same classes as Ray and lands a cheerleading gig. In short ord...