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Saturday's Hero (1951)

111 min | Drama, Sport

A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's.
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Writers
Sidney Buchman (screenplay) | Millard Lampell (novel "The Hero") (screenplay)
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William A. Lyon (as William Lyon)
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Updated Sep 10, 1951

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Sep 10, 1951 (United States)

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John Derek
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Donna Reed
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Alexander Knox
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Charles Barnes
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6.6 / 10 | 137 votes