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The Spirit of Notre Dame (1931)

Story of two friends who play football, one of whom is a self-centered quarterback who thinks he's the only man on the team.

Director:

Russell Mack

Writers:

Walter DeLeon (additional dialogue), Richard Schayer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lew Ayres ... Bucky O'Brien
Sally Blane ... Peggy
William Bakewell ... Jim Stewart
Andy Devine ... Truck McCall
Harry Barris ... Wasp
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Coach
Frank Carideo Frank Carideo ... Himself
Don Miller Don Miller ... The Four Horsemen
Elmer Layden Elmer Layden ... The Four Horsemen
Jim Crowley Jim Crowley ... The Four Horsemen
Harry Stuhldreher Harry Stuhldreher ... The Four Horsemen
Nat Pendleton ... Assistant Coach
Adam Walsh Adam Walsh ... Himself
Bucky O'Connor Bucky O'Connor ... Himself
John Law John Law ... Himself
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Story of two friends who play football, one of whom is a self-centered quarterback who thinks he's the only man on the team.

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american football | college | See All (2) »

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Drama | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Unidos Venceremos See more »

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Universal Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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The role of "Truck McCall," played by Andy Devine, was based on Notre Dame football player George Gipp ("The Gipper"). And in fact, Devine recites a variation of the "Win one for the Gipper" speech nine years before the more famous Ronald Reagan version. See more »

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OK Universal drama
5 June 1999 | by ShotsySee all my reviews

This one was popular in 1931. The tribute to Knute Rockne was a nice touch. But today, it is just a standard football drama. J. Farrell MacDonald is excellent as the coach. For old-time movie buffs, it is an OK film to watch.


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