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College Swing (aka: Swing, Teacher Swing)
"Rah! Rah! Rah! ... Ray! Ray! Ray! ... College Swing ... Is Here To Sway! "

-- Synopsis:
    Burns and Allen do their wacky zany classic skits. Martha Raye's singing, dancing and comedy make the show especially her singing and dancing in "What Rumba Does to Romance (see clip). Bob Hope is in only a few scenes, though he does a nice duet with Martha Raye.

* Features:
     Betty Grable does some fantastic dancing as well as the Jitterbug with husband Jackie Coogan, Gracie Allen does a Jig, Ben Blue, Martha Raye and Jackie Coogan plus others do some good dancing as well.

College Swing - Bob Hope and Martha Raye Promo1 College Swing Dance Scene ballroom 1 College Swing Screen Shot1 College Swing SCREEN sHOT 2 College Swing dancer

More Film Information below





1937 Universal Studios Raoul Walsh DVD | VHS


Country Made:



86 minutes USA English Black and White


Featured Dancer

Featured Dance

Dance Rating

Musical Comedy Betty Grable Jitterbug Good

Known Dancers


Actors / Actresses

Bob Hope Leroy Prinz (Dance Director) Ben Blue
Betty Grable   Betty Grable
Dorothy White   Bob Hope
George Burns   Edward Evertt Horton
Gracie Allen   George Burns
Jackie Coogan   Gracie Allen
Martha Raye   Jackie Coogan
?The Slate Brothers?   John Payne
    Martha Raye
    Richard Denning
    Skinnay Ennis

Dances performed in this film   

Special Dance Interest

Conga Line n/a n/a Conga Line
the Irish Jig     the Irish Jig
the Jitterbug     the Jitterbug
Rhumba     Rhumba
Tap Dance     Tap Dance

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Bands / Musicians / Singers

Posters / Lobby Cards

How'd You Like to Love Me Florence George College Swing
I Fall In Love With You Every Day Martha Raye    
Moments Like This Bob Mitchell    
What A Rumba Does To Romance St. Brendan's Choristers    

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