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Fun on the Run (1949)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  1949 (USA)
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Bixby College needs to win the girls' basketball tourney prize-money in order to survive, but a pair of gamblers have brought in some Amazonian ringers to play for the opposition and Lou, in drag, is playing for the Bixby team.

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Oliver [Lou, in silent versions] (archive footage)
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Peggy Ryan ...
Patty (archive footage)
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Burly Gambler (archive footage)
Joe Kirk ...
Shorter Gambler (archive footage)
Martha O'Driscoll ...
The McCarthy Girl (archive footage)
Carl Knowles ...
Bixby Team Manager (archive footage)
Charles Dingle ...
Bixby School Official (archive footage)
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Bixby College needs to win the girls' basketball tourney prize-money in order to survive, but a pair of gamblers have brought in some Amazonian ringers to play for the opposition and Lou, in drag, is playing for the Bixby team.

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Fun on the Run
8 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 1949 Castle Films Home short version is from the 1945 Universal Feature "Here come the Coeds" it was available in both 8mm & 16mm formats for the home film market in Headline Editions(3 minutes)and Complete Editions(9 minutes).It stars Abbott and Costello working at a women's college(Bixby College)...

The Plot is Bixby College Coeds playing Basketball and getting involved in a rigged game where a professional women's basketball team is brought in at halftime and told to hurt the star players for Bixby so they can easily win the championship game. Bud & Lou get caught up in the scam and try and save Bixby college.Lots of Funny scenes in this entertaining short.One of the most Popular A&C Castle Films to come out of their Home Catalog...


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