The Forward Pass
B&W : Eight reels
Directed by Edward F. Cline (Eddie Cline)
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks Jr. [Marty Reid], Loretta Young [Patricia Carlyle], Guinn Williams (Guinn ‘Big Boy’ Williams) [Honey Smith], Marion Byron [Mazie], Phyllis Crane [Dot], Bert Rome [coach Wilson], Lane Chandler [assistant coach Kane], Allan Lane [Ed Kirby], Floyd Shackleford [trainer], John Wayne [extra], the University of Southern California football team
Distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by Howard Emmett Rogers, from a screen story by Harvey Gates. Songs by Michael Cleary + [Herb Magidson and Ned Washngton]. Cinematography by Arthur Todd (Arthur L. Todd). Intertitles by Howard Emmett Rogers. Edited by Ralph Holt. / Released 10 November 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system. / The film was also released in the USA in a silent version on 1 December 1929. / Full-sound film.
Survival status: (unknown)
Keywords: Sports: Football - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 2 April 2009.
References: Aylesworth-Warner p. ? : Website-IMDb.