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Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mary Brown
David Percy ...
Song and dance principal
Helen Twelvetrees ...
Dorothy Blake
William Orlamond ...
Pop Evans
Elizabeth Patterson ...
Dean Crockett
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Pete Donahue (as Duke Morrison)
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Skeet Mulroy
Tom Patricola ...
Hannibal
Bubbles Crowell ...
Bubbles
Vina Gale ...
Adagio dancer
Muriel Gardner ...
Song and dance principal
Harriet Griffith ...
Adagio dancer
John Griffith ...
Adagio dancer
Charles Huff ...
Adagio dancer
Helen Hunt ...
Adagio dancer
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Storyline

Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student.

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Genres:

Comedy | Musical

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Release Date:

18 August 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fox Revyen Words and Music  »

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(Western Electric Sound System) (one version)| (alternate version)

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1.33 : 1
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Ward Bond's film debut. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.81 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Too Wonderful for Words
(uncredited)
Music by Dave Stamper
Lyrics by Harlan Thompson
Performed by Tom Patricola and Chorus
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A Law Student Turned Actor
5 February 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Believe it or not, John Wayne wanted to become a lawyer before John Ford persuaded him to act in films full time. This bland production only furnished Wayne with pocket money rather than advancing his career. Nevertheless, it did establish a life-long relationship between the two men.


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