State College is a coeducational school where the athletics are more important than academics. All there are preparing for a big multi-sport match with arch rival Dale College. Students ...
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A "Broadway Brevity" short from Vitaphone shot in Technicolor that spoofs the Hollywood studio set-up. When the ballerina star of a musical feature walks off in a huff, aided by the ... See full summary »
On a set resembling a yacht, Roger Wolfe Kahn leads his orchestra in several popular tunes of the day. Billed and un-billed guest acts also perform. At the end, Kahn thrills his guests by piloting a biplane.
Roger Wolfe Kahn,
Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra,
An elderly barber shop owner wins a sweepstake and uses the winnings to elaborately remodel his run-down shop. For in-house entertainment he hires his musician friends as the jazz orchestra and the four shoeshiners are skilled tap dancers.
Claude Hopkins & Orchestra,
Hal LeRoy is hired as a tap teacher at Dawn O'Day's dancing school to give private lessons to female students. The school's manager, as well as some of his students, spreads false stories ... See full summary »
A performance film showing Arnheim and his tuxedo-clad musicians playing their instruments, facing the viewer. Two cameras are used, one taking a long view of the band, the other, medium close ups of the men as they do their various solos.
Gus Arnheim and His Orchestra,
Returns from a party and states that he's still hungry. He eats the cigar he was smoking and then does some shimmying around the room. He then proceeds to light and eat his matches and then... See full summary »
State College is a coeducational school where the athletics are more important than academics. All there are preparing for a big multi-sport match with arch rival Dale College. Students Arthur and Florence are brother and sister, each with love troubles. Their romantic problems are resolved against a background of leggy singing, dancing coeds in this 2 reel musical. Written by
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You're awful good to me. I-I think you're wonderful and I-I love you.
Now, wait a minute, Florence, you mustn't talk like that.
But, I do. You remind me of my mother.
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Written by Cliff Hess
Played during the opening credits
Also played during the opening shot of the gymnasium
Also played during the basketball game and performed by Arthur Lake and the students
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I have watched many shorts from the earlier days of Hollywood, but this one was surely the most entertaining I have seen. Florence Lake (who is a new face for me) was quite a phenomenon ... Fanny Brice ... Gracie Allen!! My thought was that she must have died young because I had never seen her (like we did her brother Arthur as Dagwood). Now I discover that she was a working actor until her death at 75. 139 movies! And so much TV work ... and I must have seen her on Superman, the Lone Ranger, or Petticoat Junction! Wow ... fame! Wonderful dance numbers and good songs ... Florence's "Springfield" number could be used by Blossom Dearie. I loved the girls' basketball number and I really cannot say enough about the "Springfield" song. Don't know who wrote it but "cheers" for them too.
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