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At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat... See more »

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Connie Lane
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Tommy Marlowe
Patricia Marshall ...
Pat McClellan
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Babe Doolittle
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Bobby Turner
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Danny (as Mel Torme)
Robert E. Strickland ...
Peter Van Dyne III (as Robert Strickland)
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Coach Johnson
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Pooch
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Prof. Burton Kennyon
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Beef
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Cora - the Cook
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Dean Griswold
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Flo (as Georgia Lee)
Jane Green ...
Mrs. Drexel
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Man at Coat Check Counter (uncredited)
Hal Bell ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Bill Cartledge ...
Spectator Saying 'Down in Front' (uncredited)
Wheaton Chambers ...
The Doctor (uncredited)
Sarah Edwards ...
Miss Pritchard (uncredited)
Pat Gelbart ...
Singer ?? (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
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Richard Tripper (uncredited)
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Tommy's Classmate (uncredited)
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Football Player (uncredited)
Matt Mattox ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
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Flossie (uncredited)
Anne Taylor ...
Daisy (uncredited)
Jimmy Thompson ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Arthur Walsh ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Janet Winkler ...
College Student (uncredited)

Directed by

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Charles Walters

Written by

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Lew Brown ... (play) and
Laurence Schwab ... (play) (as Lawrence Schwab) and
Frank Mandel ... (play) and
Buddy G. DeSylva ... (play) (as B.G. DeSylva) and
Ray Henderson ... (play)
 
Betty Comden ... (screenplay) and
Adolph Green ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Roger Edens ... associate producer
Arthur Freed ... producer

Music by

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Lennie Hayton ... (uncredited)
Conrad Salinger ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Charles Edgar Schoenbaum ... director of photography (as Charles Schoenbaum)

Film Editing by

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Albert Akst

Editorial Department

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Frank Capacchione ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Bobby Webb ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by

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Edward C. Carfagno ... (as Edward Carfagno)
Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by

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Edwin B. Willis

Costume Design by

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Helen Rose ... (costumes: women)
Valles ... (costumes: men)

Makeup Department

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Jack Dawn ... makeup artist
Sydney Guilaroff ... hair stylist
Ethel Neejus ... hairdresser (uncredited)
Charles H. Schram ... makeup artist (uncredited)
William Tuttle ... makeup supervisor (uncredited)

Production Management

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Hugh Boswell ... unit manager (uncredited)
Dave Friedman ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Al Jennings ... assistant director (uncredited)
Dave Marks ... second assistant director (uncredited)

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Paul G. Chamberlain ... associate set decorator
John Miller ... props (uncredited)
Richard Neblett ... assistant props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Douglas Shearer ... recording director
Fred Faust ... sound stage man (uncredited)
Conrad Kahn ... sound mixer (uncredited) / sound (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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George Dye ... technicolor technician
Bob Bonner ... camera operator (uncredited)
Charles Burrell ... best boy (uncredited)
Jack Franzen ... grip (uncredited)
Chuck Hughes ... best boy (uncredited)
James Manatt ... still photographer (uncredited)
Perry O'Brien ... gaffer (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Kerwin Coughlin ... assistant casting director (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Grace Devore ... wardrobe assistant: women (uncredited)
Myrtle Gallegher ... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Harry Kress ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Tommy Thompson ... wardrobe assistant: men (uncredited)

Music Department

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Lennie Hayton ... musical director
Conrad Salinger ... orchestrator
Kay Thompson ... vocal arranger
Sidney Cutner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Roger Edens ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Robert Franklyn ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Lennie Hayton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Wally Heglin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Robert Van Eps ... orchestrator (uncredited)

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Robert Alton ... dance director
Henri Jaffa ... associate technicolor color director
Natalie Kalmus ... technicolor color director
Mary D. Mascari ... background actress
Jack Boyle ... assistant: Charles Walters (uncredited)
Aggie-Lou Coulson ... secretary: Roger Edens (uncredited)
George Dye ... technicolor technician (uncredited)
Alvord Eiseman ... technicolor color department (uncredited)
James Gooch ... technicolor color department (uncredited)
Patt Hyatt ... singing double: June Allyson (uncredited)
Eylla Jacobs ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Jim L. Mathews ... Technicolor assistant (uncredited)
Bill Ryan ... assistant: Arthur Freed (uncredited)
Gaius Shaver ... football coach: Peter Lawford (uncredited)
Lela Simone ... assistant: Roger Edens (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat McClellan. Tommy's grades start to slip, which keeps him from playing in the big game. Connie eventually finds out Tommy really loves her and devises a plan to win him back and to get him back on the field. Written by Daniel Bubbeo

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Also Known As
  • Vive l'amour (France)
  • ¡Viva el amor! (Argentina)
  • Tudo Azul (Brazil)
  • Éljen a szerelem! (Hungary)
  • Хорошие новости (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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  • 93 min
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Budget $1,662,718 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Since Peter Lawford spoke French fluently and June Allyson did not, Lawford had to teach Allyson how to teach him to speak French in the French Lesson scene. See more »
Goofs During the "Varsity Drag" musical number, one of the chorus girls is accidentally pushed out of step. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #1.4 (1955). See more »
Soundtracks Good News See more »
Quotes Pooch: Come on, Bobby, get your uniform off.
Bobby Turner: Aw, gee, Poochy. I get so little chance to wear it I like to keep it on until the last minute. Sometimes I even rub a little dirt on it just to convince myself I'm really on the team.
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