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Trouble Along the Way (1953)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  4 April 1953 (USA)
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Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying ... See full summary »

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Alice Singleton
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Father Burke
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Father Malone
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Carol Williams
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Anne Williams McCormick
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Harold McCormick
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Father Peterson
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Father Provincial aka Ed
Douglas Spencer ...
Father Procurator aka George
Lester Matthews ...
Cardinal William Patrick O'Shea
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Stan Schwegler
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Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying to bring back to football respectability. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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4 April 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alma Mater  »

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Trivia

St. Anthony, for whom the school is named, is the patron saint of lost things. See more »

Goofs

Tailback, number 11 throws his first pass left-handed; remaining passes thrown right-handed. See more »

Quotes

Steve Aloysius Williams: How'd you do last season?
Father Malone: We showed up for every game.
Steve Aloysius Williams: I'd say that was raw courage.
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Referenced in Remember the Titans (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Mother Machree
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Music by Chauncey Olcott and Ernest Ball
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Sung by the piano player at the bar
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The Duke is funny!
28 May 1999 | by (Lincoln University,PA USA) – See all my reviews

An enjoyable little film. What was surprising was how funny John Wayne is here. I am not a big fan of his films but I wish he had more films like these out of his cop/cowboy/soldier stereotypes. Perhaps because he was a football player he was comfortable in the role of football


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