- Good News (films)
The first, released in 1930, was directed by Nick Grinde. The cast included
Bessie Love, Cliff Edwardsand Penny Singleton. The film was shot in black-and-white, although the finale was in Technicolor. (The surviving print lacks the finale, no footage is known to survive.)
By the 1940s, the original had become illegal to view or exhibit in the United States due to its
Pre-Codecontent, which included sexual innuendo and lewd suggestive humor. A sanitized 1947 remake starred June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Mel Tormé, and Joan McCracken. The screenplayby Betty Comdenand Adolph Greenwas directed by Charles Walters.
The original score was embellished with tunes by
Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin, and Roger Edens, who were nominated for the Academy Awardfor Best Original Song for "Pass That Peace Pipe."
World War Iis over and the Roaring Twentieshave arrived, and with them women have won the right to vote and college campuses, such as fictional Tait College, are as much a social scene as an academic one. Football is the big game, and Tait's star player Tom Marlowe is a prime catch. All the girls are interested in Tom and vice-versa, although one society climber seems to have him in hand. Studious part-time school librarianConnie Lane doesn't seem to have a chance and stays out of the fray. When Marlowe fails a final, he needs a tutor to help him pass so he can play in the big game on Saturday. Connie is selected to keep his nose to the grindstone, and the two fall for each other. The couple's romance can only endure if the team wins the big game.
* [http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/goodnews.php Information about the 1947 film version]
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020929/ 1930 film version at IMDb]
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039431/ 1947 film version at IMDb]
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