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High Time (1960)

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Bing Crosby plays a widowed millionaire who decides that it's "high time" he got himself a college education. Enrolling as a freshman, Crosby is forced to endure the anachronistic initiation stunts dreamed up by his fraternity buddies, and at one point is required to dress up as Scarlett O'Hara (that's the level of humor here). Unlike the other students, Bing displays no interest in romantically pursuing the lovely coeds. Instead, he woos a teacher (Nicole Maurey) who is -- relatively speaking -- closer to his own age. Bing rounds out his first year in college as the most popular man on campus (he's certainly the best singer, since his only competition is the redoubtable Fabian). Though about 15 years out of date, High Time is brightly directed by Blake Edwards and includes at least one memorable song, ""The Second Time Around.""

Cast

Bing Crosby
as Harvey Howard
Fabian
as Gil Sparrow
Nicole Maurey
as Prof. Hanee Gautier
Tuesday Weld
as Joy Elder
Richard Beymer
as Bob Bannerman
Yvonne Craig
as Randy Pruitt
Patrick Adiarte
as T.J. Padmanagham
Jimmy Boyd
as Higgson
Kenneth MacKenna
as President Burn
Angus Duncan
as Harvey Howard Jr.
Dick Crockett
as Bones McKinney
Frank J. Scannell
as Tobacco Auctioneer
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All Critics (3)

So-so college comedy starring Bing Crosby.

May 26, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Plays dated these days, though what now seems like a pitch straight down the middle probably seemed more like a screwball fifty-two years ago. [Blu-ray]

August 16, 2012 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Groucho Reviews

Inventive, delightful comedy also has memorable scenes of social protest and commentary.

January 7, 2011 | Full Review…
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