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Here Come the Co-eds (1945)

Two bumblers become caretakers at an all-girls college. During their misadventures, the duo raise money to free the school from its traditionally-minded landlord.

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Diane Kirkland
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Jonathan Kirkland
Richard Lane ...
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Bill Stern ...
Bill Stern - Sports Announcer
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Evelyn Kaye Klein ...
Evelyn (as Evelyn and Her Magic Violin)
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Ruth Lee ...
Miss Holford (unconfirmed)
Phil Spitalny and His All-Girl Orchestra ...
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Storyline

Two bumblers become caretakers at an all-girls college. During their misadventures, the duo raise money to free the school from its traditionally-minded landlord.

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2 February 1945 (USA)  »

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Abbott e Costello Desportistas  »

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$717,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first of only two Bud Abbott and Lou Costello films produced by their longtime writer John Grant. See more »

Goofs

The film's title is a misnomer. A "co-ed" is a female student attending a gender-mixed college -- but Bixby is an all-girl school and therefore none of its students are co-eds. See more »

Quotes

Oliver Quackenbush: I really don't like dancing because it's nothing but hugging set to music.
Woman in Trailer: What don't you like about it?
Oliver Quackenbush: The music.
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Connections

Edited into Fun on the Run (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Our Side
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Music by Edgar Fairchild
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Here come the Coeds produced two Castle Film Shorts in 1949!
24 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Castle films extracted the best scenes from this feature and made two 8mm/16mm shorts "Fun on the Run" and "Oysters and Muscles" for the home film market.This was done in 1949 and both titles were among the most popular of all the A&C Castle shorts.If you look up on Ebay you can see both titles listed numerous times during the year.Most are regular 8mm,as 16mm sound was usually to expensive for the average home market user.

I have collected 16mm Castle Films since the 1960's.Before VHS & DVD,s came along, 16mm optical sound track was basically the only format for showing sound edition prints. When super 8mm came on the scene in the later 60's you could buy magnetic sound super 8 prints...

It was reported that after A&C had split up and weren't under contract to Universal pictures any longer;Lou Costello sued Castle Films for unpaid royalties he believed were due him from Castle's Home Market sales.I believe it was never settled as Costello died in 1959 and Castle Films continued on well into the 70's before becoming Universal 8...s.m.


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