Trouble Along the Way Poster

Release Date: 1953

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Once a famous football coach, Steve Williams (John Wayne) is now a bookie in a pool hall. To earn enough money to keep custody of his tomboy daughter, Carole (Sherry Jackson), Steve accepts an offer to take over the football program of impoverished St. Anthony's College in New York City. Disgusted with the team, Steve brings in new players. After his first game nets the school $31,000, an investigation into his shady recruiting methods threatens both his job and custody battle.

Cast: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn, Tom Tully, Sherry Jackson, Marie Windsor, Tom Helmore, Dabbs Greer

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Charming, 1950s, Underdog, New York City, Melodramatic, Rousing, Daughter, Love