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Girls Demand Excitement (1931)

Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.

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Seymour Felix

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Harlan Thompson
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Virginia Cherrill ... Joan Madison
John Wayne ... Peter Brooks
Marguerite Churchill ... Miriam
Edward J. Nugent ... Tommy
Helen Jerome Eddy ... Gazella Perkins
Terrance Ray Terrance Ray ... Sheik Nevins
Martha Sleeper ... Harriet Mundy
William Janney ... Freddie
Ralph Welles Ralph Welles ... Simeon
George Irving ... Mr. Madison
Winter Hall ... The Dean
Marion Byron ... Margery
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Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 1931 (USA) See more »

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Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Mono (Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Worst film?
16 March 2004 | by discogothSee all my reviews

Apparently, John Wayne himself mentioned that he felt this was the worst film he made in his career. That's saying a lot compared with the dozens of routine, generic B westerns he pumped out during the 30's and critically ravaged films like The Barbarian And The Geisha, and particularly the notorious The Conqueror (which I personally think is good!). No wonder Girls Demand Excitememt has never been released, and probably never will...then again, most of Wayne's lousy 30's westerns are commonly available on video and dvd.

Wayne completists like myself will not be satisfied until every one of his films is made commercially available! Fortunately, every year a few more of his long neglected films get released on dvd.


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