• Knute Rockne, All American (1940)

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Release Date: October 5th, 1950

DVD Release Date: August 15th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Young Norwegian immigrant Knute Rockne (Pat O'Brien) enrolls at Notre Dame University and becomes the first star of its hitherto undistinguished football team, inventing the forward pass among other innovations. Coaching the team after his playing days are through, Rockne turns the school into a football powerhouse thanks in part to freshman halfback George Gipp (Ronald Reagan), whose sudden illness provides the team with its motivation to fight against a bigger, stronger opponent.

Cast: Pat O'Brien, Ronald Reagan, Gale Page, Donald Crisp, Albert Basserman, John Litel, Henry O'Neill, Owen Davis Jr.

Director: Lloyd Bacon

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Warner Bros.