Bob North (Buster Crabbe), woman-shy and a member of the college rowing crew falls for sorority-girl Vivian (Mary Carlisle), who is being courted by Morley Charles Starrett, also a member of the rowing crew. Vivian bets her sorority sisters that she can make Bob fall head-over-heels in love with her...and proceeds to do. Bob learns about the bet and calls off the courtship. But Vivian has also fallen in love with him. He has also been dismissed from the crew. He returns when Morley is injured in an auto accident. Will the team win the big rowing race? Will Bob and Vivian get back together? What about Morley? Written by
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As a youngster I always idolized Buster Crabbe: I would see his Tarzan films and wish to be as fit and capable as him, and get the beautiful girl. I used to watch his Captain Gallant television series weekly, I nearly thought to join the Foreign Legion -- wisely I waited and joined the US Navy later (After 30 years - in the Navy -- I think it was wise decision. I got as much adventure as Captain Gallant could have given me.
Buster Crabbe was a real member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Years later, as an Alum of the University of Iowa (Alpha Eta Chapter) of Sigma Chi, I was honored to take lunch with him at the chapter house. He was a real gentleman and posed for pictures with the Iowa Brothers.
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