Posts Tagged ‘Edward Everett Horton’

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No Sheepskin for Thee

July 29, 2009

[Scene: one-room school house in 1738, Gracie is playing her great-great-great grandmother who is struggling to complete school.  It is graduation day and she has come up hoping that she would have earned her diploma.  Edward Everett Horton plays the principal, later playing the administrator of the trust fund that supports the school in 1938.]

Principal: Tut tut tut, child.  I told thee not to come up here.  Again there is no sheepskin for thee.

Gracie: Why?

Principal: Why, because this is the ninth year that thou hast failed in all thy studies.

Gracie: Why?

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“College Swing” Poster

June 22, 2009

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College Swing Cast

April 10, 2009

College Swing

1938 – College Swing. L to R: Edward Everett Horton, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, Bob Hope, George Burns, Ben Blue, Florence George, John Payne, Betty Grable, Jackie Coogan.

The full cast from College Swing (1938) which is a romp in which Gracie becomes the dean of men.

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