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Trouble Along the Way (4-Apr-1953)

Director: Michael Curtiz

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews; Douglas Morrow; Jack Rose; Melville Shavelson

Music by: Max Steiner

Producer: Melville Shavelson

Keywords: Drama, Football, Child Custody Battle

The small Catholic school St. Anthony's College is in financial trouble and in danger of closing; the college's rector Charles Coburn asks down-and-out football coach John Wayne to breathe life into the football team and save the college. Wayne initially refuses but accepts after a social worker starts poking her nose into his affairs, pressured by an ex-wife who could actually care very little about the welfare of their young daughter.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Coburn
17-Jun-1877 30-Aug-1961 The More the Merrier
Chuck Connors
10-Apr-1921 10-Nov-1992 The Rifleman
Leif Erickson
27-Oct-1911 29-Jan-1986 The High Chaparral
Dabbs Greer
2-Apr-1917 28-Apr-2007 Rev. Alden on Little House
Tom Helmore
4-Jan-1904 12-Sep-1995 Vertigo
Sherry Jackson
15-Feb-1942   Make Room for Daddy
Lester Matthews
6-Jun-1900 6-Jun-1975 The Raven
Donna Reed
27-Jan-1921 14-Jan-1986 The Donna Reed Show
Tom Tully
21-Aug-1908 27-Apr-1982 Insp. Matt Grebb on The Lineup
John Wayne
26-May-1907 11-Jun-1979 The Duke
Marie Windsor
11-Dec-1919 10-Dec-2000 The Killing


John Wayne   ...   Steve Aloysius Williams
Donna Reed   ...   Alice Singleton
Charles Coburn   ...   Fr. Burke
Tom Tully   ...   Fr. Malone
Sherry Jackson   ...   Carole Williams
Marie Windsor   ...   Anne McCormick
Tom Helmore   ...   Harold McCormick
Dabbs Greer   ...   Fr. Mahoney
Leif Erickson   ...   Fr. Provincial
Douglas Spencer   ...   Procurator
Lester Matthews   ...   Cardinal O'Shea
Chuck Connors   ...   Stan Schwegler


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