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The Quarterback (1940)

A comedy featuring Morris in a dual role as a dumb twin and a star football player, and a smart twin studying to become a college professor. They both are smitten with Kay Merrill as well. Of course, gamblers are also involved.

Writer:

Robert Pirosh
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Cast

Cast overview:
Wayne Morris ... Jimmy Jones and Billy Jones
Virginia Dale ... Kay Merrill
Lillian Cornell ... Sheila
Edgar Kennedy ... Pops
Alan Mowbray ... Professor Hobbs
Jerome Cowan ... Townley
Rod Cameron ... Tex
William Frawley ... Coach
Walter Catlett ... Tom
Frankie Burke ... 'Slats' Finney (as Frank Burke)
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A comedy featuring Morris in a dual role as a dumb twin and a star football player, and a smart twin studying to become a college professor. They both are smitten with Kay Merrill as well. Of course, gamblers are also involved.

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Scores the first touchdown of the season!

Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1941 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Dos mellizos en un lio See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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. See more »

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Sentimental Me
Written by Jack Lawrence, Paul Mann and Stefan Weiß (as Stephan Weiss)
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