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Follow Thru (1930)

Lora Moore, the club champion, loses a golf match to a woman from another golf club. Then Jerry Downs, a handsome golf pro, and his goofy friend, Jack Martin, show up. Lora takes him on as ... See full summary »

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Jerry Downes
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Jack Martin
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J.C. Effingham
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Martin Bascomb
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Mrs. Bascomb
Margaret Lee ...
Babs Bascomb
Claude King ...
'Mac' Moore
Don Tomkins ...
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Lora Moore, the club champion, loses a golf match to a woman from another golf club. Then Jerry Downs, a handsome golf pro, and his goofy friend, Jack Martin, show up. Lora takes him on as her golf teacher to work on her putt. She falls for him, but so do several other women. Meanwhile Angie Howard, Lora's friend, chases after Jack. A lot of silliness ensues. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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A whirl-wind snappy story of love - laughter and youth! With the two most popular stars of the screen! See more »


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27 September 1930 (USA)  »

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Amor går på jakt  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(2-strip Technicolor)

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1.20 : 1
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The original Broadway production of "Follow Thru" opened at the Chanin's 46th Street Theatre on January 9, 1929, and ran for 401 performance. Jack Haley, Zelma O'Neal, Margaret Lee and Don Tomkins reprise their original stage roles. Other opening-night cast members included Arthur Aylesworth, Madeline Cameron, Edith Campbell, Dorothy Day, Irene Delroy, Al Downing, Frank Kingdon and John Sheehan. See more »

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In the women's locker room, the maid passes under the boom as she goes to Mrs. Bascomb and the shadow falls across her. See more »


Soundtracks

You Wouldn't Fool Me, Would You?
Music by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Lew Brown and Buddy G. DeSylva
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Charming
16 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

This film has no great meaning and no real point, but is one of them most charming films I have ever seen. Written in the mid 20's, made in 1929 and released in 30 it still has the flavor of the Roaring 20's. From a stage play, it contains musical numbers and crazy dance sequences that could be from no other era. The girls are pretty, and the guys are handsome. The comics are foolish and endearing. The whole cast is full of the kind of youthful daring and exuberance that can't be acted. It has a delightfully naughty 20's feel about it, especially in numbers like "Turn up the heat" that features chorus girls dressed (if you can call it that) as devils, and the 2 strip Technicolor gives the film an almost fairy tale quality.

Sadly it is unavailable (I saw it years ago at the UCLA restoration festival, but they show it again every once in a while). If you every get a chance to see, bring your girl/boyfriend; especially if you are young, in love and a little nuts.


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