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College Humor (1933) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Wesley Ruggles and produced by William LeBaron.


Large cast of noteworthies enlivens this lightweight musical sendup of the college movie, featuring Crosby as a (not surprisingly) singing professor who gets the girl first and stardom later. Perhaps inevitably, there is football, with Arien as the gridiron star supplanted romantically by Crosby and athletically by Oakie. Burns and Allen appear briefly to create mayhem at a fraternity dance.

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Musical Monday: College Humor (1933)

on Sep 2, 2019 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: College Humor (1933) ? Music... Read full article

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When it premiered in New York City on 22 June 1933, the running time was 68 minutes and reviewers complained about the "choppy" editing. As a result, missing sequences were restored and the running time was extended to 80 minutes, which is the version presently available on DVD.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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