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Over the Goal (16-Oct-1937)

Director: Noel M. Smith

Writers: William Jacobs; Anthony Coldeway

Music and Lyrics: M. K. Jerome; Jack Scholl

Keywords: Sports Drama, Football

Quarterback Ken Thomas, out with a knee injury, promises his girlfriend that he will not play. After she has a change of heart, thugs with money riding on the game kidnap Thomas. Can he escape and make it to the game in time? A cast of unknowns plus the 1937 USC team adorn this formulaic football drama/comedy.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eddie Anderson
18-Sep-1905 28-Feb-1977 Rochester on The Jack Benny Show
Raymond Hatton
7-Jul-1887 21-Oct-1971 Prolific character actor
William Hopper
26-Jan-1915 6-Mar-1970 Paul Drake on Perry Mason
Hattie McDaniel
10-Jun-1893 26-Oct-1952 Mammy in Gone with the Wind
Gordon Oliver
27-Apr-1910 26-Jan-1995 The Spiral Staircase


June Travis   ...   Lucille Martin
William Hopper   ...   Ken Thomas
Johnnie Davis   ...   Tiny Waldron
Gordon Oliver   ...   Benton
William Harrigan   ...   Jim Shelly
Willard Parker   ...   Duke Davis
Eric Stanley   ...   Dr. Martin
Raymond Hatton   ...   Abner
Herbert Rawlinson   ...   Stanley Short
Douglas Wood   ...   Dr. Marshall
Eddie Anderson   ...   William
Hattie McDaniel   ...   Hannah
Fred McKaye   ...   Clay
Eddie Chandler   ...   Peters
George Offerman, Jr.   ...   Teddy
Jack Chapin   ...   Pinky
Robert Hoover   ...   Larkin
John Craven   ...   King
Members of the U.S.C. Football Squad   ...   Players


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