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Student Tour (1934)

Passed | | Musical | 5 October 1934 (USA)
A college rowing team's world tour is in jeopardy because a philosophy professor plans to flunk the entire crew. Ann, the instructor's niece, convinces him to tutor the team on the ocean ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Reisner (as Charles F. Reisner)

Writers:

Ralph Spence (screen play), Philip Dunne (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jimmy Durante ... Hank Merman - Trainer of the Crew
Charles Butterworth ... Ethelred Lippincott - Professor of Philosophy
Maxine Doyle ... Ann Lippincott - Ethelred's Niece
Phil Regan ... Bobby Kane - Captain and Stroke of the Crew
Douglas Fowley ... Mushy
Nelson Eddy ... Nelson Eddy
Florine McKinney ... Lilith - the College Vamp
Monte Blue ... Jeff Kane - Bobby's Brother and Coach of the Crew
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Storyline

A college rowing team's world tour is in jeopardy because a philosophy professor plans to flunk the entire crew. Ann, the instructor's niece, convinces him to tutor the team on the ocean liner. When the crew's coxswain develops laryngitis just before the big race, Ann substitutes for him at the last minute, and sets the pace with her singing. Written by David Bassler

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Genres:

Musical

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Chinese | French

Release Date:

5 October 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caravana de bellezas See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TCM print)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film's initial telecast in New York City took place Monday 7 October 1957 on the Late, Late Show on WCBS (Channel 2); in San Francisco it was first aired 27 May 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), and in Philadelphia it sneaked out of the MGM vault 4 August 1959 on the All Night Show on WFIL (Channel 6). See more »

Quotes

Saga: May I be so uncouth as to present my beloved daughter, Sum Toy... My sunflower unfortunately speaks none of your exquisite and soul-inspiring English.
Ethelred Lippincott - Professor of Philosophy: Oh, don't apologize. I'm sharing my cabin with a gentleman like that.
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Soundtracks

By the Taj Mahal
(1934)
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Copyright 1934 by Robbins Music Corp.
Sung by Phil Regan
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Good News Meets Anything Goes
24 November 2002 | by lzf0See all my reviews

This disappointing MGM musical steals some of its plot from "Good News" and the rest from "Anything Goes". Durante is top billed, but he is only used for comic relief for the sappy romantic plot. And there isn't much in the way of comedy. The musical numbers were written by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed and I was looking forward to hearing some buried gems. Unfortunately, this was not the case. Except for Durante's specialty number, which I believe he wrote, the songs are not tuneful or memorable. The performances of these numbers are dreadful. There just isn't much here.


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