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Sweetheart of the Campus (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 26 June 1941 (USA)
A college Principal objects to a nightclub opening near his campus.

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Ozzie Norton
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Harriet Hale (as Harriet Hilliard)
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Terry Jones
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Sheriff Denby
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Tomasso aka Victor Demond
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Mrs. Minnie Lambeth Sparr
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Dr. Bailey
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Dr. Hale
Frank Gaby ...
Dr. Grimsby
Zoot Watson ...
Tom Tom (as Leo Watson)
Four Spirits of Rhythm ...
Tom Tom's Accompanists
Ozzie Nelson's Band ...
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Ozzie Norton and his band, featuring Betty Blake of Brooklyn, prepare for the opening of the College Club, a nightclub near the campus of Lambeth Technological . On opening night, Minnie Lambeth Sparr, daughter of the college founder, descends with Professor Bailey, the sheriff and Harriet Hale, daughter of Dr. Hale, president of the school. The band and all persons connected are arrested under an old statute. Harriet, against the move, arranges for their release. Betty, Ozzie and the band picket the college in jive fashion. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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No Readin'...No 'Ritin'...Just Rhythmetic! (original poster)

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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26 June 1941 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Final film of Ruby Keeler. See more »

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Betty Blake: Ozzie and Harriet, Ozzie and Harriet, Ozzie and Harriet - you say it like they go together like ham and eggs!
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Beat It Out
Music by Jacques Press
Lyrics by Eddie Cherkose
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Give this "B" movie an "F."
21 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The title "Sweetheart of the Campus" refers to the Ruby Keeler character -- and this movie might have been better if it had focused solely on Ruby, who looks great and taps up a storm.

Instead, we see way more of Ozzie and Harriet, and neither lights up the screen. Harriet simply doesn't have much of a voice, and Ozzie has neither voice nor personality.

If the entertainment had been more entertaining, you might not care so much about the nonsensical plot.

So watch this one only if you'll take a "swing music" film any way you can get it.


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