$1,000 a Touchdown

$1,000 a Touchdown
$1,000 a Touchdown poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames P. Hogan
Screenplay byDelmer Daves
Produced byWilliam C. Thomas
StarringJoe E. Brown
Martha Raye
Eric Blore
Susan Hayward
John Hartley
Joyce Mathews
CinematographyWilliam C. Mellor
Edited byChandler House
Music byCharles Bradshaw
John Leipold
Leo Shuken
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 4, 1939 (1939-10-04)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

$1,000 a Touchdown is a 1939 American comedy film directed by James P. Hogan, written by Delmer Daves, and starring Joe E. Brown, Martha Raye, Eric Blore, Susan Hayward, John Hartley and Joyce Mathews. It was released on October 4, 1939, by Paramount Pictures.[1]

Plot[]

Marlowe Booth and his wife Martha inherit a tapped out college and decide to strengthen the college's football team in order to increase funding, so they decide to give 1,000 dollars for each touchdown made.

Cast[]

Reception[]

Frank Nugent of The New York Times criticized the film as unoriginal.[2]

References[]

  1. ^ "$1,000 a Touchdown (1939) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-07-08.
  2. ^ Nugent, Frank S. (1939-10-05). "Movie Review - 1 000 a Touchdown - THE SCREEN". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2021-05-09. Retrieved 2015-07-08.

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