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Best Foot Forward (1954)

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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(original musical), (as William Friedberg) | 5 more credits »
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Gail Joy
Jeannie Carson ...
Charlie Applewhite ...
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Harrison Muller Sr. ...
Dutch (as Harrison Muller)
Jean Eliot ...
Edith
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Chuck Green
Candi Parsons ...
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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1.33 : 1
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TV debut of James Komack. 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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BUCKLE DOWN, WINSOCKI
Music and lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
Sung and danced by Charlie Applewhite and Company at the school prom
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