When they decide they might as well be penniless husbands and wives as penniless campus sweethearts, three couples at a Midwestern university, against the advice of their friends, get ... See full summary »

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Joseph Allen ...
John Gregory (as Joseph Allen Jr.)
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Kay Parker Gregory (as Jean Cagney)
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Slats Warwick (as Peter Hayes)
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Susie Blair
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Joe Tucker
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Doris
Lawrence Grossmith ...
Professor Hewitt
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Mary
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Flo
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Peggy
Audrey Maynard ...
Jill
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Jessie
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Betty
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Jane (as Constance Keane)
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When they decide they might as well be penniless husbands and wives as penniless campus sweethearts, three couples at a Midwestern university, against the advice of their friends, get married. Joe and Susie Tucker prove that two can live as cheap as one by setting up housekeeping in a trailer, and working at whatever odd jobs turn up. Slats and Jennifer Warwick marry because they can fight better under the same roof then when separated, and use Jennifer's allowance from home to pay for their groceries. John Gregory, a brilliant pre-med student, and his bride, Kay, are in the most serious situation. Kay's allowance is suddenly cut off by her unsympathetic step-mother, while the scholarship on which John is depending is threatened by his inability to do two jobs at once - study all day and work at night to support them. Kay, determined to prevent John from giving up college, takes a series of back-breaking jobs in order to give him time to study. She gets a job singing in a night club, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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She Kisses And Tells On The Class Of 1940!

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15 December 1939 (USA)  »

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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. Its earliest documented telecast took place in Omaha Tuesday 24 February 1959 on KETV (Channel 7); not exactly a frequent flyer, it eventually surfaced in Toledo 27 December 1959 on WTOL (Channel 11), in Johnstown 6 August 1960 on WJAC (Channel 6), and in Pittsburgh 23 September 1960 on KDKA (Channel 2). See more »

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I Live Again
Written by Ned Washington and Victor Young
Sung by Jean Cagney
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