Win That Girl (1928)

59 mins | Comedy | 16 September 1928

Director:

David Butler

Writer:

John Stone

Cinematographer:

Glen MacWilliams

Editor:

Irene Morra

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

The 16 Dec 1927 Motion Picture News announced that director David Butler had just completed Pigskin, the working title for Win That Girl. ... More Less

The 16 Dec 1927 Motion Picture News announced that director David Butler had just completed Pigskin, the working title for Win That Girl. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
11 Dec 1927.
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Motion Picture News
16 Dec 1927
p. 1906.
New York Times
1 Oct 1928
p. 23.
Variety
3 Oct 1928
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Scen
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Father and Son" by James Hopper in The Saturday Evening Post (25 Oct 1924).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Pigskin
Release Date:
16 September 1928
Production Date:
December 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 September 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25613
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Sd eff and mus score by Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
59
Length(in feet):
5,337
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A gridiron rivalry between two colleges is entering its third generation, and the Norton family (father and grandfather were members of teams defeated by rival squads captained by members of the Brawn family) rears Johnny Norton, 3rd, to be a star football player. The lad is underweight, however, and initially shows a talent only for drop kicking. During the big game, Johnny is substituted for another player and leads his team to victory, winning for himself the love of Gloria ... +


A gridiron rivalry between two colleges is entering its third generation, and the Norton family (father and grandfather were members of teams defeated by rival squads captained by members of the Brawn family) rears Johnny Norton, 3rd, to be a star football player. The lad is underweight, however, and initially shows a talent only for drop kicking. During the big game, Johnny is substituted for another player and leads his team to victory, winning for himself the love of Gloria Havens. +

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Subject
Subject (Major):

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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