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Over the Goal (1937)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 16 October 1937 (USA)
Injured Carlton State quarterback Ken Thomas makes a promise to his girlfriend that he won't play again. Then, when she relents, crooks hoping to make money from the big game kidnap him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lucille Martin
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Ken Thomas
Johnnie Davis ...
Tiny Waldron
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Benton
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Jim Shelly
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Duke Davis
Eric Stanley ...
Dr. Martin
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Deputy Abner
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Stanley Short
Douglas Wood ...
Dr. Marshall - Carlton President
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William (as Eddie Anderson)
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Hannah (as Hattie McDaniels)
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Clay (as Fred McKaye)
Eddy Chandler ...
Police Sergeant Peters (as Eddie Chandler)
George Offerman Jr. ...
Teddy
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Injured Carlton State quarterback Ken Thomas makes a promise to his girlfriend that he won't play again. Then, when she relents, crooks hoping to make money from the big game kidnap him.

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Just keep your eyes on these half-backs and their honeys...especially when they huddle See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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Approved
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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

During the opening credits, the split screen shot showing Tiny Waldron as "Tiny Davis" is reversed (the "C" on his jersey is backwards). See more »

Soundtracks

The Carlton Fight Song
(uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Sung by a chorus
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Formula pig-skinner worth a look
25 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Injured Carlton State quarterback Ken Thomas (knee) makes a promise to his girl friend that he won't play again. Then, when she relents, he is kidnapped by crooks hoping to make money from the big game. Production values hurt the film in some scenes but there are a few enthusiastic performances, especially from Scat Davis. He displays penchant for comedy. Also, his fine singing voice and trumpet playing are featured in two short songs and in a production number near the middle of the film. Members of the USC football team also appear as it was partially filmed in the Rose Bowl. Marie Wilson and Jane Wyman appear briefly as co-eds.


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