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Pigskin Parade (1936)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Sport | 23 October 1936 (USA)
Married coaches Slug and Bessie find hillbilly football tosser Amos and the team gets invited to the Yale Bowl.

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Cast

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Bessie Winters
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Slug Winters
The Yacht Club Boys ...
Singing Quartette
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Chip Carson
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Laura Watson
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Sally Saxon
Dixie Dunbar ...
Ginger Jones
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Sairy Dodd
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Tommy Barker (as Anthony Martin)
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Biff Bentley
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Mortimer Higgins
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Herbert Van Dyke
Edward J. Nugent ...
Sparks (as Eddie Nugent)
Julius Tannen ...
Dr. Burke
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Storyline

Bessie and Winston "Slug" Winters are married coaches whose mission is to whip their college football team into shape. Just in time, they discover a hillbilly farmhand and his sister. But the hillbilly farmhand's ability to throw melons enables him to become their star passing ace. Written by Shawn Ashley

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Comedy | Musical | Sport

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23 October 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der springende Punkt  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"It's Love I'm After" (music by Lew Pollack, lyrics by Sidney D. Mitchell), a duet by Betty Grable and Johnny Downs, was cut from the movie, so that only Judy Garland's rendition is heard in the released film. Both versions are contained on an LP from Curtain Calls, simply called "Betty Grable." See more »

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The last name of Elisha Cook Jr.'s character is spelled "Van Dyke" in the end credits. However, every time it is seen on-screen during the film, e.g. on the pamphlets he hands out, it is spelled "Van Dyck." See more »

Quotes

Slug Winters: We haven't got a chance! We haven't got a chance!
Bessie Winters: You haven't got a brain either.
Slug Winters: I haven't got a brain... What are you doing here?
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Edited into Myra Breckinridge (1970) See more »

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Football Song
Written by The Yacht Club Boys
Performed by The Yacht Club Boys
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A great debut for the wonderful Judy Garland!
18 August 2000 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

This enchanting musical comedy is notable for being the feature film debut of 15 year old Judy Garland!It also feature Betty Grable, long before she become a Hollywood legend.

Filled with charming original song and dance numbers including three memorable stand-outs performed by Judy Garland,this funny,satirical football farce is an entertainment "touchdown"!

Genuinely Funny,most entertaining!

If you love Judy you got to see this one.She as always is perfect.

JUDY!!


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