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Best Foot Forward (1954)

TV Movie  |   |  Musical  |  20 November 1954 (USA)
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A student convinces a fading movie star to accompany him to his junior prom. The woman is recognized and nearly stripped of all her clothes by students seeking souvenirs. She retreats to a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
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Jack Haggerty
Marilyn Maxwell ...
Gail Joy
Jeannie Carson ...
Helen Twitterton
Charlie Applewhite ...
Bud Hooper
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Blind Date
Howard St. John ...
Dean Reeber
James Komack ...
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Harrison Muller Sr. ...
Dutch (as Harrison Muller)
Jean Eliot ...
Edith
Hope Holiday ...
Minerva
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Chuck Green
Candi Parsons ...
Ethel
Stuart Harris ...
Freddie
Gene Blakely ...
Chester Billings
Felisa Conde ...
Miss Ferguson
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A student convinces a fading movie star to accompany him to his junior prom. The woman is recognized and nearly stripped of all her clothes by students seeking souvenirs. She retreats to a men's dormitory which results in the residents being threatened with expulsion. Written by Anonymous

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20 November 1954 (USA)  »

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James Komack's TV debut. See more »

Quotes

Jack Haggerty: [TRYING TO SELL DEAN REEBER THE IDEA OF MAKING A FILM] To play the part of Dean Reeber, the star of the picture, just who do you think they tried to sell me? Edward Arnold, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Charles Laughton!
[LAUGHS]
Jack Haggerty: But I said no.
Dean Reeber: [SURPRISED] Yes?
Jack Haggerty: You know who I see in the part? Gary Cooper!
Dean Reeber: [FLATTERED] Gary Cooper?
Jack Haggerty: Well, James Mason is all tied up.
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HE PUT THE
AH" IN THE MAMBO"
Music and lyrics Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
Sung and danced by Marilyn Maxwell and Winsocki Boys at the school prom
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