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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:
Lois Moran ...
Mary Brown
David Percy ...
Song and dance principal
Helen Twelvetrees ...
Dorothy Blake
William Orlamond ...
Pop Evans
Elizabeth Patterson ...
Dean Crockett
...
Pete Donahue (as Duke Morrison)
...
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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Plot Keywords:

lost film | songwriting

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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Sound Mix:

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

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929) was found to have too much footage, Lois Moran's numbers were cut and this film was fashioned around them. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Steppin' Along
(uncredited)
Written by William Kernell
Performed by 'Richard Keene'
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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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