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Two Minutes to Play (1936)

Passed | | Action, Drama, Romance | 2 November 1936 (USA)
Martin Granville Jr. (Bruce Bennett), a star track-and-field athlete, has intentions of going to Claxton College, but changes his mind when he meets Pat Meredith (Jeanne Martel), a co-ed at... See full summary »

Director:

Robert F. Hill (as Bob Hill)

Writer:

William Buchanan (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bruce Bennett ... Martin Granville (as Herman Brix)
Edward J. Nugent ... Jack Gaines (as Eddie Nugent)
Jeanne Martel ... Pat Meredith
Betty Compson ... 'Fluff' Harding
Grady Sutton ... Hank Durkee
Duncan Renaldo ... Lew Ashley
David Sharpe ... 'Buzzy' Vincent
Sammy Cohen Sammy Cohen ... Abie
Forrest Taylor ... Coach Rodney
Richard Tucker ... Lyman Gaines
Sam Flint ... Martin Granville Sr.
Phil Dunham ... Pericles Panopulous
Theodore Lorch ... Tim - Bartender
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Storyline

Martin Granville Jr. (Bruce Bennett), a star track-and-field athlete, has intentions of going to Claxton College, but changes his mind when he meets Pat Meredith (Jeanne Martel), a co-ed at a rival college, changes his mind team and goes to college there, just as his father Martin GRanville Sr. (Sam Flint), an alum of the school, had wished. But his father has ordered him not to play football. "Dad" Granville, has offered a $100,000 endowment to his old school, not knowing his son has joined the football team, but is going to withdraw it if his son plays in the Big Game against Claxton. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The New All American Action Star (original one-sheet poster) See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Safe Play See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was first telecast on New York City's pioneer television station W2XBS Thursday 2 November 1939. It is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-46. It's earliest post-WWII telecast took place in New York City Wednesday 23 November 1949 on the DuMont Television Network's WABD (Channel 5). See more »

Connections

Remake of One Minute to Play (1926) See more »

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