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Fun on the Run (1949)

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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Patty (archive footage)
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Burly Gambler (archive footage)
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Shorter Gambler (archive footage)
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The McCarthy Girl (archive footage)
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Bixby Team Manager (archive footage)
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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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