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Coach Gore, a ruthless and cynical big-time football coach, neglects his wife in his unrelenting drive to make Calvert College a football power.

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Phil Sargent
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Claire Gore
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Coach Gore
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Dr. Phillip Sargent
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Herbert P. 'Buck' Weaver
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J- Marvin Barnett
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Seymour Young
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Charles Hauser
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Matthews (as Guinn Williams)
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Ladislaus Petrowski
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'Wes' Westerman
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Prof. Spencer Trask
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Otis
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Professor
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Prof. Glantz
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Holcomb (as Joe Sauers)
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Editor
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Finch - Biography Writer (uncredited)
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Assistant Coach (uncredited)
James Donlan ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Sammy Fain ...
Piano Player (uncredited)
Dick French ...
Bystander in Nightclub (uncredited)
Lew Harvey ...
Four Aces Fan (uncredited)
Sam Hayes ...
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Jesse Hibbs ...
Student (uncredited)
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Regent (uncredited)
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Shoe Company Executive (uncredited)
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Photographer (uncredited)
John Marston ...
Regent (uncredited)
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Lunch Wagon Proprietor (uncredited)
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Regent (uncredited)
Buddy Messinger ...
Newsboy (uncredited)
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Student on Tennis Court (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
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Campfire Boy Leader (uncredited)
Harry Seymour ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Edwin Stanley ...
Regent (uncredited)
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Man with Check (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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Regent (uncredited)
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Student Greeting Phil (uncredited)

Directed by

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William A. Wellman

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Niven Busch ... (story) &
Manuel Seff ... (story)
 
Niven Busch ... (screenplay) &
Manuel Seff ... (screenplay)

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Bernhard Kaun ... (uncredited)

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Arthur L. Todd ... (photography)

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Thomas Pratt ... (edited by)

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Maxwell Arnow ... (uncredited)

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Jack Okey

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Orry-Kelly ... (gowns)

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Dolph Zimmer ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Charles Lang ... sound (uncredited)

Casting Department

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William Maybery ... casting assistant (uncredited)
Russel Trost ... casting associate (uncredited)

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Leo F. Forbstein ... conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra

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Robert Lord ... supervisor (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

A ruthless coach (Pat O'Brien) creates turmoil at a college by hiring players (Lyle Talbot) and alienating students (Dick Powell). Along the way, the coach loses his wife (Ann Dvorak) to a grandstanding player. Inside look at college football of the 1930s replete with fake grades, non-student players, and the importance of football to a college's reputation. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Also Known As
  • Football Coach (United Kingdom)
  • L'allenatore del college (Italy)
Runtime
  • 76 min
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Budget $245,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia John Wayne has a 5 second appearance as a fellow student welcoming Dick Powel's character back to school in the beginning of the film. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Dreamscape (1984). See more »
Soundtracks Men of Calvert See more »
Quotes College Trustee: A winning football team, gentlemen, that's the answer to our problems.
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