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My Lucky Star (1938)

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The son (Romero) of a department store owner enrolls the store's sports clerk (Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department. She falls for a teacher (... See full summary »

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Kristina Nielsen
Richard Greene ...
Larry Taylor
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Mary Dwight
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George Cabot Jr
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Buddy
Arthur Treacher ...
Whipple
George Barbier ...
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Marcelle La Verne (as Louise Hovick)
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Patricia Wilder ...
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Paul Hurst ...
Louie
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Robert Kellard ...
Pennell
Gloria Brewster ...
June (as The Brewster Twins)
Barbara Brewster ...
Jean (as The Brewster Twins)
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The son (Romero) of a department store owner enrolls the store's sports clerk (Henie) at a university to use her as an advertisement for their fashion department. She falls for a teacher (Greene) and gets expelled. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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A modern girl having a modern good time - swank clothes, swell dates, sweet romance - that's Sonja now, so dainty, so desirable, so incredible!


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4 December 1938 (Finland)  »

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They Met in College  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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(Sepiatone) (finale)|

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1.37 : 1
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Plymouth Farewell Song
(Alma Mater)
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by Plymouth University Mixed Chorus
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A silly movie with a shining performance by Gypsy Rose.

This is a silly movie with much singing and dancing. Acting is average, but writing leaves something to be desired. There are rememberable performances by Buddy Epsen, with a short but outstanding performance by Gypsy Rose as the bitter wife of a rich playboy. A totally unbelievable portrayal of college life which ends with a superb ice skating exibition of Alice in Wonderland. Many parts are worth watching, but do not be afraid to fast forward through parts of the movie


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