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College Humor (1933)

 -  Comedy  -  5 July 1933 (USA)
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A college professor and the school's star football player are both rivals for the same beautiful coed.

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Cast

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Professor Frederick Danvers
Jack Oakie ...
Barney Shirrel
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Mondrake
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Barbara Shirrel
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George
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Mary Kornman ...
Amber Davis
Joe Sawyer ...
Tex Roust (as Joseph Sawyer)
Lona Andre ...
Ginger
Jimmy Conlin ...
Dr. Mandel
James Donlan ...
Marcus Lafflin
James Burke ...
Cromwell Dexter
Edward J. Nugent ...
Whistler (as Eddie Nugent)
Lumsden Hare ...
College President
Grady Sutton ...
Timid Freshman
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A college professor and the school's star football player are both rivals for the same beautiful coed.

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5 July 1933 (USA)  »

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Alegria de Estudantes  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »


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Learn to Croon
Music by Arthur Johnston
Lyrics by Sam Coslow
Sung by Bing Crosby
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An unusual film as far as connection between title and content are concerned.
2 November 2000 | by (elgin, illinois) – See all my reviews

The film is called College Humor, but there are very few truly humorous incidents. Some of the situations are downright poignant, especially those involving the two older football stars. The Burns and Allen appearance, predictably, is probably the lightest moment in what resembles melodrama with music. The frequent repetition of two songs suggests that many components of the film were just thrown together. All this being said, I have come back to the film four or five times and am engaged by it. The Old Ox Road sequence is terrific. (Crosby once commented that it was his personal favorite among his recordings.) Perhaps what draws one in is the attractiveness of the performers. In a "college musical" can one expect much more?


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