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HOLLYWOOD GOLD

January 27, 2014

SUPER SUNDAY

Look at the top, and you'll see a youthful Debbie Reynolds at the tip of this football pile-up. It's actually an esoteric production number from tge 1953 MGM film, I Love Melvin. This clever sequence featured Ms. Reynolds as 'the football', whom the players tossed through the air and over the goal-post. Boy, I bet she was bruised by the time this was shot! (c) MGM
Look at the top, and you'll see a youthful Debbie Reynolds at the tip of this football pile-up. It's actually an esoteric production number from tge 1953 MGM film, I Love Melvin. This clever sequence featured Ms. Reynolds as 'the football', whom the players tossed through the air and over the goal-post. Boy, I bet she was bruised by the time this was shot! (c) MGM

Look at the top, and you’ll see a youthful Debbie Reynolds at the tip of this football pile-up. It’s actually an esoteric production number from tge 1953 MGM film, I Love Melvin. This clever sequence featured Ms. Reynolds as ‘the football’, whom the players tossed through the air and over the goal-post. Boy, I bet she was bruised by the time this was shot! (c) MGM

This Sunday, the world will be eating up the Super-Bowl match-up in huge numbers. Hollywood, too, has carried on a love affair with pigskin action. Here’s a handful of interesting stills that give a Tinsel Town spin  to the great gridiron!

Chubby-cheeked Spanky of the Little Rascals holds the football while a fellow-player attempts a punt. One expects him to yank the ball away at the last second, a la Lucy from the Peanuts comic strip.

Chubby-cheeked Spanky of the Little Rascals holds the football while a fellow-player attempts a punt. One expects him to yank the ball away at the last second, a la Lucy from the Peanuts comic strip.

 

Starlet Marth O'Driscoll participates in a football photo-op with player Elvin Hutchinson.  O'Driscoll made no great splash in Hollywood. The highlights of her lackluster filmography include a role in the iconic House of Dracula. She also appeared in two Olsen & Johnson vehicles (Crazy House and Ghost Catchers, and with Abbott and Costello in Here Come the Co-Eds. Hutchinson was involved in California athletics for much of his career. He played for the defunct Los Angeles Bulldogs, and later spent time coaching and with administrative duties.

Starlet Marth O’Driscoll participates in a football photo-op with player Elvin Hutchinson. O’Driscoll made no great splash in Hollywood. The highlights of her lackluster filmography include a role in the iconic House of Dracula. She also appeared in two Olsen & Johnson vehicles (Crazy House and Ghost Catchers), and with Abbott and Costello in Here Come the Co-Eds. Hutchinson was involved in California athletics for much of his career. He played for the defunct Los Angeles Bulldogs, and later spent time coaching and with administrative duties.

 

 






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