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Maybe It's Love (1930)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 4 October 1930 (USA)
A college football player (Joe E. Brown) persuades a beautiful young woman (Joan Bennett) to individually flirt with an entire team of All-American football players, in order to entice them... See full summary »

Director:

William A. Wellman

Writers:

Darryl F. Zanuck (based on the story by) (as Mark Canfield), Joseph Jackson (screen play & dialogue by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Bennett ... Nan Sheffield
Joe E. Brown ... Speed Hanson (Yates per on-screen credits)
James Hall ... Tommy Nelson
Laura Lee ... Betty
Sumner Getchell ... Whiskers
George Irving ... College Professor Sheffield
George Bickel George Bickel ... Trustee
Russell Saunders Russell Saunders ... Russ Saunders of Southern California (as Russ Saunders)
Tim Moynihan Tim Moynihan ... Tim Moynihan of Notre Dame
Bill Banker ... Bill Banker of Tulane University
Howard Harpster Howard Harpster ... Howard Harpster of Carnegie Tech
Ray Montgomery Ray Montgomery ... Ray Montgomery of Univ. of Pittsburgh
Otto Pommerening Otto Pommerening ... Otto Pommerening of Michigan
Red Sleight Red Sleight ... Red Sleight of Purdue (as E.N. Sleight)
Kenneth Haycraft Kenneth Haycraft ... Kenneth Haycraft of Minnesota
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Storyline

A college football player (Joe E. Brown) persuades a beautiful young woman (Joan Bennett) to individually flirt with an entire team of All-American football players, in order to entice them over to her college. But the players get angry and threaten to walk out when they find out that they have been fooled, and they get even madder when they discover that she has actually fallen in love with one of their own teammates (James Hall). Written by Beeb E. Rebozo

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eleven Men and a Girl See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Evalyn Knapp was originally announced as the female lead. See more »

Goofs

At around 20 mins, Nan and a football player tip over in a canoe and are completely submerged. Then they swim to shore and upon exiting the water, Nan's hair is almost totally dry with only the tips wet. See more »

Quotes

Nan: It's alcohol! That's gotten you kicked out of a dozen colleges.
Tommy: It's got a kick, all right.
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Crazy Credits

Joe E. Brown's character is called "Yates" in the credits, but is always referred to as Speed Hanson in the dialogue. Similarly, Sumner Getchell is billed as "Whiskers" but is called only Ned, and George Irving is credited as "College Professor," but is actually President Sheffield of the college. See more »

Connections

Version of Freshman Love (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

All American
(1930) (uncredited)
Music by Archie Gottler and George W. Meyer
Lyrics by Sidney D. Mitchell
Played during the opening credits
Sung by Joan Bennett and James Hall with the team as a chorus
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Maybe it's love, maybe it's not?
23 September 2003 | by raskimonoSee all my reviews

There's not much to recommend to this movie. Joan Bennett, a good actress can't carry a movie. Flimsy story, flimsy plot, flimsy acting by a real set of all-American football team to play an all-American football team creates scenes of wooden acting. Maybe the one guy with nice cheek-bones who has one or two lines does good work. Joe E. Brown in an obvious supporting role to add levity to the proceedings is actually annoying and I like him in his lead roles. Nice hit song though titled "Maybe it's love" is song and played at least three times. Can't save the movie tho. No, there is no love lost with this movie.


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