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She's Working Her Way Through College (1952)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  12 July 1952 (USA)
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Shapely burlesque dancer Hot Garters Gertie aka Angela Gardner meets her former teacher John Palmer, now a professor at Midwest State... where she decides to begin her new college career. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Angela Gardner / 'Hot Garters Gertie'
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Professor John Palmer
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Don Weston
Don DeFore ...
Shep Slade
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Helen Palmer
Patrice Wymore ...
'Poison' Ivy Williams
Roland Winters ...
Fred Copeland
Raymond Greenleaf ...
Dean Rogers
Ginger Crowley ...
Lonnie - Ivy's Friend
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'Tiny' Gordon
The Blackburn Twins
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Storyline

Shapely burlesque dancer Hot Garters Gertie aka Angela Gardner meets her former teacher John Palmer, now a professor at Midwest State... where she decides to begin her new college career. She rents a room; her new landlady proves to be the professor's wife. Among romantic complications, Angela helps the downtrodden dramatic arts department put on a potentially popular musical show...but someone's discovered her secret past. Does she have an ace up her garter? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Comedy | Musical

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12 July 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

We're Working Our Way Through College  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Prof. John Palmer: I thought we'd cleared these parts of all wildlife.
Angela Gardner: Wolves with crew haircuts. One senior, one sophomore.
Prof. John Palmer: Ah, the campus variety. Known scientifically as Lupus boola-boola.
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Version of BBC Play of the Month: The Male Animal (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

For You
(uncredited)
Music by Joseph Burke
Played when Angela is showered with gifts after her last performance
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Good movie
4 August 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was good. I was on vacation and I was staying one night in Zurich, and this just happened to be on TV. I couldn't stop watching it. It was really good, I never knew Ronald Reagan was such a good actor, I just thought of him as a president, nothing else, go figure.

Anyway, if ever you are bored and looking for an amusing movie, this one will do you good. Even though it takes place in the early 1950s it is still really good. I didn't see the very beginning of the movie though, but everything I saw I liked, so thats that.


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