Pigskin Parade (1936)

Pigskin Parade


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The first of 20th Century-Fox's college musicals, Pigskin Parade is also close to the best of them in musical terms -- though they were all at least pretty good on that level -- principally thanks to the presence of 13-year-old Judy Garland, playing an Arkansas farm girl with surprising sincerity and success (in addition to belting out a couple of numbers with the depth and sincerity of a performer at least twice that age). The plot starts rolling when the Yale University football team, looking … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: William M. Conselman, Mark Kelly, William Conselman, Harry Tugend, Jack Yellen
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On DVD: May 22, 2007



as Winston `Slug' Winte...

as Bessie Winters

as Amos Dodd

as Sairy Dodd

as Chip Carson

as Laura Watson

as Sally Saxon

as Ginger Jones

as Tommy Barker

as Biff Bentley

as Herbert Van Dyke

as Mortimer Higgins

as Dr. Burke

as Radio Announcer/Hims...

as Country Boy

as Professor

as Referee

as Messenger boy

as Baggage Master

as Doctor

as Policeman

as Boy in stadium

as Girl in stadium

as Prof. Tutweiler

as Prof. McCormick

as Country boy

as Prof. Dutton

as Prof. Pillsbury

as Student

as Mr. Van Dyke

as Mrs. Van Dyke

as Freddy, Yale report...

as Tommy Barker

as Yale Coach
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Critic Reviews for Pigskin Parade

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
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May 30, 2001
AV Club
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This clunky musical (a formulaic combo of football feature and campus comedy) is best known today for featuring two actresses who would become major stars in the 1940s: Judy Garland (then 13) and Betty Grable.

Full Review… | January 7, 2012

Audience Reviews for Pigskin Parade

judy's first and betty grable's in there somewhere but more a curiosity piece than anything else.

jay nixon

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