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Follow Thru (1930)

Lora Moore, the club champion, loses a golf match to a woman from another golf club. Then Jerry Downs, a handsome golf pro, and his goofy friend, Jack Martin, show up. Lora takes him on as ... See full summary »

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Lew Brown (play) (as Brown), Buddy G. DeSylva (play) (as De Sylva) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Charles 'Buddy' Rogers ... Jerry Downes
Nancy Carroll ... Lora Moore
Zelma O'Neal ... Angie Howard
Jack Haley ... Jack Martin
Eugene Pallette ... J.C. Effingham
Thelma Todd ... Ruth Van Horn
Albert Gran ... Martin Bascomb
Kathryn Givney ... Mrs. Bascomb
Margaret Lee Margaret Lee ... Babs Bascomb
Claude King ... 'Mac' Moore
Don Tomkins Don Tomkins ... 'Dinty' Moore (as Don Tompkins)
George Olsen ... Bandleader (as George Olsen and His Band)
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Lora Moore, the club champion, loses a golf match to a woman from another golf club. Then Jerry Downs, a handsome golf pro, and his goofy friend, Jack Martin, show up. Lora takes him on as her golf teacher to work on her putt. She falls for him, but so do several other women. Meanwhile Angie Howard, Lora's friend, chases after Jack. A lot of silliness ensues. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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Taglines:

America's Boy-friend and America's Sweetheart together again. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amor går på jakt See more »

Filming Locations:

Palm Springs, California, USA See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (2-strip Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Trivia

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart wrote four songs for this film. Only one ("I'm Hard to Please") ended up in the final film. See more »

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In the women's locker room, the maid passes under the boom as she goes to Mrs. Bascomb and the shadow falls across her. See more »


Soundtracks

I'm Hard to Please
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
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The Boyfriend, of (golf) course...
14 January 2011 | by ptb-8See all my reviews

This dizzy delight is a Paramount musical made in the snazzy jazzy days of 1929 and filmed in delicious two strip Technicolor. How much do I just love this funny silly film? 9/10 funny.... and a complete wish come true to see the modern fashions and elite life of the flapper 20s. Very stagy in its tone and just like a dream come true for anyone who also loves WHOOPEE and other dawn of sound Technicolor talkies FOLLOW THRU remains a modern film today and especially because of the fashion style and use of color. Filmed outdoors at a real golf hacienda which would have cut down costs considerably allowing for expensive use of color and great clothing designs, FOLLOW THRU is the real jazz flapper 20s at it's most silly funny best. Zelma O'Neal is terrific and Buddy Rogers handsome boyfriend stuff, the drag sequence with Jack Haley and Eugene Palette is literally a howler... and dance numbers, especially I WANT TO BE BAD hold up well. FOLLOW THRU is a must for your DVD collection if the restored UCLA tech print is given a proper transfer. The masquerade party sequence is enough to make anyone swoon with glee. Add this to your art deco musical wish list along with THE BOYFRIEND and ROBERTA and WHOOPEE and GOOD MORNING EVE and AT LONG LAST LOVE (which shares an especially uncanny resemblance) and VOGUES OF 1938.


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