Thomas Jefferson "Snakehips" Scott is the sensation of the freshman football squad at Bedford University. After a sensational sophomore season, varsity coach "Daisy" Adams gets him a summer "job" in the Maine woods as a bond salesman. The coach sends him there for conditioning purposes only, but Tommy is pleased with the $6,000 he gets for selling bonds he never even sees. Nice work if you can get it, in a situation that never seems to go out of style. Tommy, figuring that there is more where this came from, tells a graduate manager he will quit the team unless they pay him $50,000. The manager arranges with a broker to start an investment fund named after Thomas Jefferson Smith, the receipts from which will net Tommy his demanded amount. Thousands of shares are sold, but the broker gambles away the funds and commits suicide when legal authorities close in. The district attorney questions Tommy. The father of Tommy's college love offers Tommy $50,000 as a moral test if he will break ...
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Did You Know?
Many of the uncredited football players are from the 1931 college football championship team of the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans. See more
At no point during any of the many games played does Tommy (Richard Cromwell) ever wear a football helmet. However, helmets were not mandatory in college football until 1939. See more
That's the greatest thing in the world, Tommy - greater than money or anything: For people to love you, and have faith in you.
Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here
Music by Theodore Morse
and Arthur Sullivan
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