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Director:
Writers:
Tom Waldman (screenplay) and
Frank Waldman (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
5 January 1961 (Mexico) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Here's how to guarantee a high time!
Plot:
Widower and hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at 51 years of age. Resisting the easy path... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A feel good movie and a lesson about life See more (18 total) »

Cast

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Bing Crosby ... Harvey Howard

Fabian ... Gil Sparrow

Tuesday Weld ... Joy Elder
Nicole Maurey ... Prof. Helene Gauthier

Richard Beymer ... Bob Bannerman
Patrick Adiarte ... T.J. Padmanagham
Jimmy Boyd ... Robert Higgson

Yvonne Craig ... Randy 'Scoop' Pruitt

Gavin MacLeod ... Professor Thayer
Kenneth MacKenna ... President Byrne of Pinehurst
Nina Shipman ... Laura Howard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harold Ayer ... Student (uncredited)
Jimmy Baya ... Band Leader (uncredited)
Carla Borelli ... Harvey Jr.'s Date at Ball (uncredited)
Harry Carter ... Harvey's Chauffeur (uncredited)
Alvin Childress ... Guest Announcer at Judge Carter's Ball (uncredited)
Donald Cockburn ... Basketball Coach (uncredited)
Dick Crockett ... Bones McKinney (uncredited)

Douglass Dumbrille ... Judge Carter (uncredited)
Angus Duncan ... Harvey Howard Jr. (uncredited)
Gregg Dunn ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Opal Euard ... Mrs. Carter (uncredited)
Frank Fowler ... Professor (uncredited)
Don Gazzaniga ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Ruby Goodwin ... Dr. Byrne's Maid (uncredited)
Ray Hamilton ... Laura's Date at Ball (uncredited)
John Page Harrington ... Heazlett (uncredited)
Jimmie Horan ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Linda Hutchings ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Byron Kane ... Professor (uncredited)
Jean Paul King ... Professor (uncredited)
James Lanphier ... Burdick, Maitre D' at Harvey Howard's (uncredited)
Johnny Lee ... Servant at Judge Carter's Ball (uncredited)
Mary Patton ... Matron (uncredited)
Edward T. Peckham ... Professor (uncredited)
Ray A. Rustigan ... Hedgepeth (uncredited)
Art Salter ... Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Helps Harvey from Floor at Dance (uncredited)
Frank J. Scannell ... Auctioneer at College (uncredited)
Elisabeth Talbot-Martin ... Matron (uncredited)
Emerson Treacy ... Professor (uncredited)
Janice Trotter ... Student (uncredited)
Irene Vernon ... Matron (uncredited)
Paul von Schreiber ... Crump (uncredited)
Ernestine Wade ... Judge Carter's Maid (uncredited)
H.E. West ... Bit Role (uncredited)

Directed by
Blake Edwards 
 
Writing credits
Tom Waldman (screenplay) and
Frank Waldman (screenplay)

Garson Kanin (based on a story by)

Produced by
Charles Brackett .... producer
Bing Crosby .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini 
 
Cinematography by
Ellsworth Fredericks (director of photography) (as Ellsworth Fredricks)
 
Film Editing by
Robert L. Simpson  (as Robert Simpson)
 
Art Direction by
Herman A. Blumenthal 
Duncan Cramer 
 
Set Decoration by
Paul S. Fox 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Bill Thomas 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Helen Turpin .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Rickards .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Bernard Freericks .... sound
Harry M. Leonard .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Johnny Borgese .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects
James B. Gordon .... special photographic effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Clyde Taylor .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Edward B. Powell .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Miriam Nelson .... choreographer
 

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Runtime:
103 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Irene Vernon's final film.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: During the Freshman bonfire sequence, the shadow of the camera and camera car can clearly be seen at the bottom right of the frame tracking a runner as he finishes a set of hurdles.See more »
Quotes:
Harvey Howard Jr.:[Outraged and shocked over his father's decision to enter college at 51, while he, himself, never graduated] Father, I warn you, I can be pretty stubborn when I'm pushed!
Harvey Howard:[Completely nonplussed] So's your old man.
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Movie Connections:
Remade as Back to School (1986)See more »
Soundtrack:
Nobody's PerfectSee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A feel good movie and a lesson about life, 24 November 2001
Author: Jeff Weiner from Marietta, Georgia

This movie does two things to you after you have seen it. It make you feel good and makes you want to go college. Besides being a feel good movie, it also teaches us a lesson that it is never too late to go forward in life no matter what age you are as Bing Brosy did so well in this movie. A good cast and script, some good music and you have a winner of a movie. No violence and it does very well for itself. I wish they would make more movies like this now

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