Starring George Burns, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, Bob Hope, Edward Everett Horton and Florence George, "College Swing" (also known as "Ritmi a scuola") is a Comedy film directed by Raoul Walsh, released on April 29 of 1938 in the USA.
Who directed "College Swing":
College Swing was directed by Raoul Walsh, an American director, writer, producer, actor, and cinematographer.
Before directing College Swing, Raoul Walsh had directed Big Brown Eyes, released in 1936, Klondike Annie (1936), Every Night at Eight (1935), Going Hollywood (1933), The Bowery (1933), and Hello, Sister (1933). Since, he directed St. Louis Blues, released in 1939, The Roaring Twenties (1939), Dark Command (1940), They Drive by Night (1940), High Sierra (1941), and The Strawberry Blonde (1941).
What was the release date of "College Swing":
College Swing was first released in the United States on Friday, April 29, 1938. Also released on this day was Four Men and a Prayer (dir. John Ford). This was eighty-one (81) years ago.
What is the casting of "College Swing":
At the casting of College Swing we find George Burns, previously seen in A Damsel in Distress (1937) and College Holiday (1936); Gracie Allen (A Damsel in Distress (1937), College Holiday (1936)); Martha Raye (The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938), College Holiday (1936)) [ more... ]
- George Burns, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye and Ben Blue have all also be seen in College Holiday, released in 1936.
- John Payne and Edward Everett Horton, Betty Grable can also be seen in Springtime in the Rockies, released in 1942.
- Martha Raye and George Burns, Gracie Allen also appeared in The Big Broadcast of 1937, released in 1936.
- Ben Blue and Martha Raye, Bob Hope also appeared in The Big Broadcast of 1938, released in 1938.
What is the Storyline of "College Swing":
It's 1738, and Gracie Alden (Gracie Allen) of the powerful Alden family fails to graduate from the college founded by her grandfather for the ninth year in a row, so he leaves it in his will to the first female of the family to graduate within 200 years. At the deadline, in 1938, another Gracie Alden, the last girl of the line, is having trouble with her studies, so she hires fast-talking Bud Brady (Bob Hope) to help her. Her efforts are opposed by woman-hating professor Hubert Dash (Edward Everett [...]
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