Good News


1h 17m 1930

Brief Synopsis

A college football star falls for his mousy French tutor.

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Musical
Adaptation
Release Date
Aug 23, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Good News by Laurence Schwab, Lew Brown, Frank Mandel, Ray Henderson and B. G. DeSylva (New York, 6 Sep 1927).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Color
Black and White, Color (Technicolor)
Film Length
8,100ft (11 reels)

Synopsis

Among the students at Tait College are football star Tom Marlowe, whose neglect of studies threatens the chances of the school team; Bobby, a wise-cracking freshman, who makes a play for the school vamp, Babe, and wins her; and Connie, who falls for Tom. Although they all prefer the Varsity Drag to studying, Tom is finally reinstated with the help of Professor Kenyon. He wins the climactic game as well as the love of Connie.

Film Details

Genre
Comedy
Musical
Adaptation
Release Date
Aug 23, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Good News by Laurence Schwab, Lew Brown, Frank Mandel, Ray Henderson and B. G. DeSylva (New York, 6 Sep 1927).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m
Sound
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Color
Black and White, Color (Technicolor)
Film Length
8,100ft (11 reels)

Quotes

I'll knock you so flat, they could play you on a Victrola.
- Beef

Trivia

The original musical comedy opened in New York on 6 September 1927.