College Swing (1938)


Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  

USA, 1938.  .  Screenplay by , , Adaptation by , from an idea by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by .  Music by .  Production Design by Hans Dreier, .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by

Fans of  will get a kick out of this adorable comedy. She plays the last in a long line of rich heiresses who becomes the first member of her family to pass an exam. Thanks to the provisions of her ancestor’s will, her passing the test makes her the owner of the college, and she decides that the professors of the institution should all be vaudevillian performers. Allen is a scream, while real-life husband George Burns plays the lawyer who tries to get the school back in the right hands. There are also some really cute songs, with the title number sung by a newly-discovered .

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