Pigskin Parade (1936)

Synopsis

A small Texas college is accidentally picked to play football against Yale. Basking in the chance to play against Yale, the football team is given a new coach (Jack Haley) who decides the team needs a little more talent. They enlist a farmer named Amos (Stuart Erwin), whose sister Sairy Dodd (Judy Garland) follows to the college in order to learn how to sing. Amos takes to a girl who diverts his attentions from the game and the rest of the cast conspires to get him back on track so they can beat Yale.

Garland Performances

The Balboa
Music by Lew Pollack
Lyrics by Sidney Mitchell
Performed by Judy Garland

The Texas Tornado
Music by Lew Pollack
Lyrics by Sidney Mitchell
Performed by Judy Garland

It’s Love I’m After
Music by Lew Pollack
Lyrics by Sidney Mitchell
Performed by Judy Garland

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Awards

Stuart Erwin was nominated for an Oscar in 1937 for Best Supporting Actor for his performance. Availability This title is currently in print and available from Amazon.com. Resources Pigskin Parade on IMDb Fast Facts According to the liner notes of the recently released DVD of Pigskin Parade, nobody took notice of Garland on set until she sang “It’s Love I’m After.”

Lines to Remember

I can sing, you wanna hear me?

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