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Winter Carnival (1939)

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... Jill Baxter
... Professor John Welden
... Ann Baxter
... Mickey Allen
Alan Baldwin ... Don Reynolds
... Tiger Reynolds
Jimmy Butler ... Larry Grey (as James Butler)
... Margie Stafford
... Betsy Phillips (as Joan Brodel)
... Lucy Morgan
... Count Olaf Von Lundborg
... Miss Ainsley
... Rocky Morgan
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28 July 1939 (USA)  »

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F. Scott Fitzgerald, originally assigned to write the picture, was dismissed in a humiliating scene in front of the Hanover Inn during the 1939 Carnival. See more »

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Interesting Froth
30 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

I find Winter Carnival a most interesting film for many reasons, some of which have nothing whatever to do with the plot, as flimsy but sorta fun as it is. One wonders about whatever input, if any, was done by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and why did he choose to do a film about Darmouth's famed Winter Carnival. It is enjoyable to see what might well be some of the actual footage of the Carnival -- many years ago, it was shown live from the campus on TV. Then, too, it's nice watching Ann Sheridan relax through a clean, interesting role. It is also intriguing to search for Robert Walker in one of the few things he did before heading back to Manhattan to find better roles on the stage. And watching a very very young Joan Brodel is a charmer -- she is enchanting, funny, cute -- and, soon, would change her name to Joan Leslie to become a delightful comedienne and dancer and actress-of-depth, though still under-appreciated. See the film, and enjoy.


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