1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than he expected. Most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
She had to marry him. She was too embarrassed to have him as a date.
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Playing Mary Crawford, publicity for this picture stated that it was the first major cinema movie in seven years for actress Kim Darby
. Darby's last theatrical feature had been in 1971 with The Grissom Gang
(1971), in the interim Derby had only appeared on television. See more
I'm onto some very big things. Josh Logan called me up. Kazan likes me very much. It's all doing to happen in a matter of days.
My career is in the shithouse, too.
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Lyric by Alan Bergman
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Music by Patrick Williams
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