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Salute (1929)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Romance, Sport  |  1 September 1929 (USA)
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West Point Cadet John and Annapolis Midshipman Frank focus their fraternal rivalry on the big Army-Navy football game.

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Helen Chandler ...
Nancy Wayne
William Janney ...
Midshipman Paul Randall
Stepin Fetchit ...
Smoke Screen
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Midshipman Albert Edward Price
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Marian Wilson
David Butler ...
Navy Coach
Lumsden Hare ...
Clifford Dempsey ...
Major General Somers
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Midshipman Harold
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Storyline

John Randall is an Army cadet at West Point. His younger brother Paul is a midshipman at the Naval Academy. John contrives to help Paul's timid romantic interest in Nancy Wayne by pretending to be interested in her himself. Paul, however, takes offense, and determines to beat his brother in the Army-Navy football game on purely personal grounds. Meanwhile, Paul and fellow midshipman Albert Price are hazed and tormented by upperclassmen. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Hear! See! The Army-Navy Footbal Classic in this All Talking Fox Movietone

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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1 September 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El triunfo de la audacia  »

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(Western Electric System)

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1.20 : 1
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Anchors Aweigh
(1906) (uncredited)
Music by Charles A. Zimmerman
Played at the dance and as background
Sung by the midshipmen
Played on piano by Helen Chandler
Sung by Helen Chandler and William Janney
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badly acted,hokey,early John Ford talkie,location shoot
25 September 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bad performances by George O Brian and William Janney as rival brothers who end up playing the big Army-Navy football game against each other. Steppin Fetchit is given a lot of screen time and his performance is embarrassing and racist by today's standards, but he might make you smile occasionally even while you wince;he is very charismatic.John Wayne has a few brief scenes as one of a trio of cadets who haze (very mildly) the hero.The best parts of the movie are the unusually crisp location filming of the real Annapolis circa 1929. The big football game is unexciting and has no surprises. There is one good performance by Frank Albertson whose spirited portrayal of the callow roommate who talks back to his C.O. is the film's highlight.No real John Ford touches in this programmer.


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