A Yank at Oxford1938
"A Yank at Oxford" (also known as "Americano a Oxford, Un", "Lausbub aus Amerika, Der") is a Drama/Sport film directed by Jack Conway, and written by Leon Gordon (story), Malcolm Stuart Boylan (screenplay), Frank Wead (contributing to treatment) and Roland Pertwee (contributing writer), released in the USA on February 18 of 1938 . Robert Taylor and Lionel Barrymore are starring, alongside Maureen O'Sullivan, Vivien Leigh, Edmund Gwenn and Griffith Jones.
Here's The Yankee Clipper Himself ! A two-fisted terror from the States . . . who landed in England with a chip on his shoulder . . . but let a blue-eyed beauty walk off with his heart ! Bob Taylor's Biggest Picture Hit !
Who directed "A Yank at Oxford":
A Yank at Oxford was directed by Jack Conway, an American director, actor, and producer.
Before making A Yank at Oxford, Jack Conway had directed Saratoga, released in 1937, A Star Is Born (1937), Libeled Lady (1936), A Tale of Two Cities (1935), The Gay Bride (1934), and The Girl from Missouri (1934). Since, he directed Too Hot to Handle, released in 1938, Boom Town (1940), Love Crazy (1941), Honky Tonk (1941), Crossroads (1942), and Dragon Seed (1944).
When was "A Yank at Oxford" released:
A Yank at Oxford was initially released on Friday, February 18, 1938, in the United States. Also released on Friday, February 18, 1938 has been Bringing Up Baby (dir. Howard Hawks). This was eighty-one (81) years ago.
What is the cast of "A Yank at Oxford":
At the casting of A Yank at Oxford we find Robert Taylor, previously seen in Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) and Camille (1936); Lionel Barrymore (Saratoga (1937), Captains Courageous (1937)); Maureen O'Sullivan (The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937), A Day at the Races (1937)) [ more... ]
- Walter Kingsford and Claude Gillingwater, Tully Marshall also appeared together in A Tale of Two Cities, released in 1935.
- Edmund Gwenn, Walter Kingsford and Robert Coote can be seen in Forever and a Day, released in 1943.
- Maureen O'Sullivan and Edmund Gwenn can be seen in Bonzo Goes to College, released in 1952.
What is the Storyline of "A Yank at Oxford":
A cocky American named Lee Sheridan (Robert Taylor) receives a scholarship to attend Oxford University. At first, Lee is reluctant to go to the college owing to his father's limited income, but he finally does attend. Once in England, Lee brags about his athletic triumphs to Paul Beaumont (Griffith Jones), Wavertree (Robert Coote), and Ramsey (Peter Croft) on the train to Oxford. Annoyed, they trick Lee Sheridan into getting off the train at the wrong stop. However, Lee does make his way to Oxford where the [...]
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