Life Begins in College (1937) - Rotten Tomatoes

Life Begins in College (1937)

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The Ritz Brothers play three goofballs working their way through college by putting in time at a tailor shop. The college football team's star player is Nat Pendleton, a wealthy Native American who has donated a large amount of money to the school. As long as Pendleton is able to play, the football coach (Fred Stone) feels safe in putting the Ritz boys in the game at the last minute, when their zany antics can't possibly effect the final score. In Jim Thorpe fashion, the Indian student is disqualified when it is learned he once played professionally. Thus the coach is forced to utilize an untried player(Dick Baldwin) in the Big Game--and when that player is injured, it's the Ritz Brothers to the rescue. Life Begins in College gives plenty of attention to the comedy of the Ritz Brothers, if that's your idea of a good time.

Cast

Tony Martin
as Band Leader
Gloria Stuart
as Janet O'Hara
Fred Stone
as Coach O'Hara
Nat Pendleton
as George Black
Dick Baldwin
as Bob Hayner
Joan Marsh
as Cuddles
Edward Thorgersen
as Radio Announcer
Ed Thorgersen
as Radio Announcer
Jed Prouty
as Oliver Stearns Sr.
Maurice Cass
as Dean Moss
Marjorie Weaver
as Miss Murphy
J.C. Nugent
as T. Edwin Cabot
Elisha Cook Jr.
as Ollie Stearns
Charles C. Wilson
as Coach Burke
Frank Sully
as Acting Captain
Dick Klein
as Cheerleader
Brewster Twins
as Emmy and Mary Lou
Ron Cooley
as Cheerleader
Jim Pierce
as Coache
Hal K. Dawson
as Graduate Manager
Spec O'Donnell
as Ugly Student
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