A college rowing team's world tour is in jeopardy because a philosophy professor plans to flunk the entire crew. Ann, the instructor's niece, convinces him to tutor the team on the ocean ...
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A college rowing team's world tour is in jeopardy because a philosophy professor plans to flunk the entire crew. Ann, the instructor's niece, convinces him to tutor the team on the ocean liner. When the crew's coxswain develops laryngitis just before the big race, Ann substitutes for him at the last minute, and sets the pace with her singing. Written by
This film's initial telecast in New York City took place Monday 7 October 1957 on the Late, Late Show on WCBS (Channel 2); in San Francisco it was first aired 27 May 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), and in Philadelphia it sneaked out of the MGM vault 4 August 1959 on the All Night Show on WFIL (Channel 6). See more »
This was one of Charles Butterworth's few leading roles. Though Jimmy Durante was top-billed, I believe, from watching it recently, Butterworth was on screen more in a more pivotal role. He was amusing to watch due to his mild manner and voice, which reminded me of Wilfred Hyde-White. The plot concerns a college rowing team on an ocean voyage. Butterworth is a professor sent to chaperone. Durante is their coach. The film is of interest because Betty Grable has an early appearance. I give it 7 stars in consideration of it's age, compared to, say, a 9-star W.C. Fields comedy or Astaire-Rogers musical. It's rare to find anything with Butterworth nowadays.
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