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    Big Game (RKO, 1936), Life Begins in College (20th Century Fox, 1937). (2) Half Sheets (22" X 28"). Offered here are two wonderful vintage half sheets dealing with the game of football. Future best-selling novelist Irwin Shaw made his screenwriting bow with the modest RKO Radio sports drama "The Big Game." The story revolves around the efforts by a group of crooked gamblers to fix the outcomes of college football games. Adding to the enjoyment of this film is the presence of several members of the 1936 All-American football squad: The University of Chicago's Jay Berwanger the first Heisman Trophy winner, Notre Dame's William Shakespeare, Southern Methodist's Bobby Wilson, NYU's Irwin "King Kong" Klein, Ohio State's Gomer Jones, and Stanford's Robert "Bones" Hamilton. In "Life Begins in College" the school football team faces its most crucial game and the Ritz Brothers create havoc while trying to save the day. Fine.

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    March, 2003
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