Maybe It's Love (1930)

71 mins | Comedy | 4 October 1930

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HISTORY

Re-issue prints of the film were tiled Eleven Men and a Girl . The cast includes several members of the 1928 and 1929 All-American football ... More Less

Re-issue prints of the film were tiled Eleven Men and a Girl . The cast includes several members of the 1928 and 1929 All-American football teams. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
19 Oct 1930.
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New York Times
18 Oct 1930.
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Variety
22 Oct 1930
p. 23.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
WRITERS
Scr and dial
Based on a story by
PHOTOGRAPHY
Photog
FILM EDITOR
COSTUMES
Cost
MUSIC
Gen mus dir
Vitaphone Orchestra cond
SOURCES
SONGS
"Maybe It's Love" and "All-American" Sidney Mitchell, Archie Gottler, George W. Meyer.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Eleven Men and a Girl
Release Date:
4 October 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
12 September 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1559
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
71
Length(in feet):
6,568
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Because Upton College has failed to defeat the Parsons football team for twelve years, the trustees of Upton insist that President Sheffield must resign if Upton does not beat Parsons in the coming season. Overhearing this threat, Nan, the president's daughter, and Speed Hanson, football star, develop a plan: Nan changes her studious appearance and with her ravishing charms recruits a choice football team for Upton; but the coach wants Tommy Nelson, the spoiled son of a wealthy father, whom Sheffield will not admit because of his poor credentials. Tommy registers under an assumed name and discovers Nan's plot; he informs the team of her methods, and they scheme to get even by pretending drunkenness before the game. After sufficient punishment, she is forgiven and they win the game for her; and Tommy, forgiven by his father, wins the love of ... +


Because Upton College has failed to defeat the Parsons football team for twelve years, the trustees of Upton insist that President Sheffield must resign if Upton does not beat Parsons in the coming season. Overhearing this threat, Nan, the president's daughter, and Speed Hanson, football star, develop a plan: Nan changes her studious appearance and with her ravishing charms recruits a choice football team for Upton; but the coach wants Tommy Nelson, the spoiled son of a wealthy father, whom Sheffield will not admit because of his poor credentials. Tommy registers under an assumed name and discovers Nan's plot; he informs the team of her methods, and they scheme to get even by pretending drunkenness before the game. After sufficient punishment, she is forgiven and they win the game for her; and Tommy, forgiven by his father, wins the love of Nan. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
with songs


Subject
Subject (Major):

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

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