A college football player (Joe E. Brown) persuades a beautiful young woman (Joan Bennett) to individually flirt with an entire team of All-American football players, in order to entice them over to her college. But the players get angry and threaten to walk out when they find out that they have been fooled, and they get even madder when they discover that she has actually fallen in love with one of their own teammates (James Hall). Written by
Beeb E. Rebozo
Did You Know?
The play, "The College Widow," opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 20 September 1904 and closed in May 1905 after 278 performances. See more
It's alcohol! That's gotten you kicked out of a dozen colleges.
It's got a kick, all right.
Joe E. Brown
's character is called "Yates" in the credits, but is always referred to as Speed Hanson in the dialogue. Similarly, Sumner Getchell
is billed as "Whiskers" but is called only Ned, and George Irving
is credited as "College Professor," but is actually President Sheffield of the college. See more
Version of The College Widow
Keep It Up for Upton
Music by Archie Gottler
and George W. Meyer
Lyrics by Sidney D. Mitchell
School song sung by the students twice See more