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Filmed on locations at the University of Southern California ... More Less

Filmed on locations at the University of Southern California campus. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
New York Times
29 Nov 1929
p. 25.
Variety
4 Dec 1929
p. 23.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
SONGS
"One Minute of Heaven," "H'lo Baby," "I Gotta' Have You" and "Huddlin," words and music by Herb Magidson, Ned Washington and Michael H. Cleary.
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 November 1929
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
12 November 1929
Copyright Number:
LP855
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si, 1 Dec 1929; 4,920 ft.
Length(in feet):
7,246
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marty Reid, the star quarterback at Sanford College, is constantly singled out by the opposition for punishment, and he swears to his pal, Honey Smith, and to Coach Wilson that he will quit the game forever. Ed Kirby, who dislikes Reid, calls him yellow, and Wilson gets Patricia Carlyle, the college vamp, to induce Reid to play. At a sorority dance, where only football players can cut in, Kirby persecutes Reid by dancing with Pat, and as a result Reid does apply to play in the game. When he learns of her trickery, however, Reid fumbles in the game, and both he and Kirby are withdrawn and start a fight in the locker room. Convinced that Reid is no coward, Kirby joins him and they win the ... +


Marty Reid, the star quarterback at Sanford College, is constantly singled out by the opposition for punishment, and he swears to his pal, Honey Smith, and to Coach Wilson that he will quit the game forever. Ed Kirby, who dislikes Reid, calls him yellow, and Wilson gets Patricia Carlyle, the college vamp, to induce Reid to play. At a sorority dance, where only football players can cut in, Kirby persecutes Reid by dancing with Pat, and as a result Reid does apply to play in the game. When he learns of her trickery, however, Reid fumbles in the game, and both he and Kirby are withdrawn and start a fight in the locker room. Convinced that Reid is no coward, Kirby joins him and they win the game. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Football, with songs


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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