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College Swing (1938)

Passed  |   |  Comedy  |  29 April 1938 (USA)
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Gracie Alden tries to graduate on college to get an inheritance.

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Martha Raye ...
Mabel Grady
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Bud Brady
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Hubert Dash
Florence George ...
Ginna Ashburn
Ben Blue ...
Ben Volt
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Betty
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Jackie
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Martin Bates
Cecil Cunningham ...
Dean Sleet
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Radio Announcer
Skinnay Ennis ...
Skinnay - Orchestra Leader
The Slate Brothers ...
Waiters
Robert Mitchell ...
1738 Boys Choir (as Bob Mitchell and St. Brendan's Choristers)
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Gracie Alden tries to graduate on college to get an inheritance.

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Comedy

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29 April 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jazz Academia  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Goofs

In the "You're a Natural" number, as Gracie gets out of the car and continues to sing, two members of the crew can be glimpsed briefly in the reflection on the car door. See more »

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Featured in The Love Goddesses (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

How'dja Like To Love Me
Words by Frank Loesser
Music by Burton Lane
Copyright 1938 by Famous Music Corporation
Performed by Martha Raye and Bob Hope
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4 December 2001 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

If this movie was being reviewed as a "movie" the rating would not be very high. As a movie with a story it is quite weak. However (and this is a BIG however) it is a very good vehicle for the studio's stars. In a sense it is a 90 minute variety show from 1938. It has very good singing (one forgets how multi-talented many of the early stars of movies were), good dancing sequences, and some very funny slapstick sketches. Gracie Allen's skill at using language and to turn conversations upside down is very well showcased. She really was very good. And, she could sing well and could also dance. All three skills are shown during the movie. All of this makes the movie one to see and enjoy.


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