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All American (1953)

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83 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Nick Bonelli, quarterback for Mid-State, proves himself an All American in the championship, but his parents die in an auto accident coming to the game. Nick decides to transfer to Sheridan University to pursue his real interest of ...See moreNick Bonelli, quarterback for Mid-State, proves himself an All American in the championship, but his parents die in an auto accident coming to the game. Nick decides to transfer to Sheridan University to pursue his real interest of studying architecture. His decision not to join the football team causes considerable friction for him at his new alma mater, particularly with Howard Carter who sees him as a rival. Romantic interests complicate Nick's life and he must make decisions about his future. Written by Ed Sutton See less
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Director
Writers
D.D. Beauchamp (screenplay) | Leonard Freeman (based on a story by) | Robert Libott (adaptation) (as Robert Yale Libott)
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Updated Sep 23, 1953

Release date
Oct 1953 (United States)

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59 cast members
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Tony Curtis
Nick Bonelli Nick Bonelli   See fewer
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Lori Nelson
Sharon Wallace Sharon Wallace   See fewer
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Richard Long
Howard Carter Howard Carter   See fewer
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Mamie Van Doren
Susie Ward Susie Ward   See fewer
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Gregg Palmer
Hunter Cameron (as Palmer Lee) Hunter Cameron (as Palmer Lee)   See fewer
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Paul Cavanagh
Professor Carl Banning Professor Carl Banning   See fewer
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Barney Phillips
Coach Clipper Colton Coach Clipper Colton   See fewer
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Jimmy Hunt
Whizzer Whizzer   See fewer
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Stuart Whitman
Zip Parker Zip Parker   See fewer
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Douglas Kennedy
Tate Hardy Tate Hardy   See fewer
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Donald Randolph
David Carter David Carter   See fewer
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Herman Hickman
Coach Jumbo Campbell Coach Jumbo Campbell   See fewer
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Frank Gifford
Stan Pomeroy Stan Pomeroy   See fewer
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Tom Harmon
Tom Harmon Tom Harmon   See fewer
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Jim Sears
Dartmore Quarterback Dartmore Quarterback   See fewer
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Earl Audet
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Bill Baldwin
Announcer (uncredited) Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Bozanic
McManus (uncredited) McManus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
Man in Locker Room (uncredited) Man in Locker Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Brooks
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Harris Brown
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Carmichael
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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James J. Casino
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Malcolm Cassell
Louie (uncredited) Louie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Clark
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mario DaRe
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Deems
Usher (uncredited) Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fritz Ford
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lance Fuller
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fortune Gordien
Gronski (uncredited) Gronski (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herschel Graham
Football Game Spectator (uncredited) Football Game Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Gray
Stacey - Reporter (uncredited) Stacey - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Haines
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Myrna Hansen
Girl at Party (uncredited) Girl at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Hardy
Dutch Wilson (uncredited) Dutch Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harmon
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hoagland
Football Game Spectator (uncredited) Football Game Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Morgan Jones
Morgan Casey (uncredited) Morgan Casey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Karath
Another Kid (uncredited) Another Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Lake
News Vendor (uncredited) News Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
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Wilbur Mack
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John Marlowe
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leon McLaughlin
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McLure
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Boyd 'Red' Morgan
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Man in Locker Room (uncredited) Man in Locker Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Perry
Football Game Spectator (uncredited) Football Game Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Phillips
Carney - Sportswriter (uncredited) Carney - Sportswriter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Radovich
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Peter Roman
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Paul Smith
Smith aka Smitty (uncredited) Smith aka Smitty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Snyder
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Harry Welch
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5.9 / 10 | 208 votes