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The Sport Parade (1932)

Passed | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 11 November 1932 (USA)
Spoiled sports hero learns hard lessons.

Director:

Dudley Murphy

Writers:

Corey Ford (screen play), Francis M. Cockrell (screen play) (as Francis Cockrell) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joel McCrea ... Sandy Brown
Marian Marsh ... Irene Stewart
William Gargan ... Johnny Baker
Robert Benchley ... Radio Announcer
Walter Catlett ... 'Shifty' Morrison
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher ... Dizzy
Clarence Wilson ... Toastmaster (as Clarence H. Wilson)
Ivan Linow ... Sailor Fritz Muller
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Storyline

Dartmouth football stars Sandy Brown and Johnny Baker follow different paths after college: Baker becomes a sports reporter while pal Brown chases the money of the pro game, but ends up as a wrestler with big debts. Irene Stewart is the woman that comes between them, and a bored radio announcer adds the few light moments as he follows their careers. Written by Shu

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Taglines:

The love story of a wrestler who bucked the crooked sport racket! (original ad) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Free, White and Twenty-One See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

At the six-day bike race, Irene stops at the refreshment stand before going to find Sandy. She gets a box of sandwiches and a large cardboard cup of coffee. (We actually see the coffee going into the cup.) When she finds Sandy, however, the coffee has been transubstantiated into soup - according to Irene, anyhow. See more »

Quotes

'Shifty' Morrison: Look what you've done to my biscuit grabber!
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Soundtracks

The Stars and Stripes Forever
(1896) (uncredited)
Written by John Philip Sousa
Hummed by Joel McCrea
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Fails To Score
17 June 2002 | by tmpjSee all my reviews

This had to be schlocky, even for 1932. Two four letter athletes at Dartmouth graduate, and head down separate paths, one successful, one not. They meet again, wind up working at the same job, and fighting over the same chick. Are you snoring yet ? I am. The only reason to watch this one is to see early Joel McCrea, but he made better ones than this in his early career. Nuts to the "Sport Parade". This one probably didn't make the '32 "Hit Parade".


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