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Ritz Brothers & Joan Davis "Sweet Varsity Sue" 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph "Life Begins In College"

Ritz Brothers & Joan Davis Sweet Varsity Sue 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph Life Begins In College
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Ritz Brothers & Joan Davis "Sweet Varsity Sue" 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph "Life Begins In College"
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Ritz Brothers & Joan Davis Sweet Varsity Sue 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph Life Begins In CollegeRitz Brothers & Joan Davis Sweet Varsity Sue 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph Life Begins In CollegeRitz Brothers & Joan Davis Sweet Varsity Sue 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph Life Begins In CollegeRitz Brothers & Joan Davis Sweet Varsity Sue 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph Life Begins In CollegeRitz Brothers & Joan Davis Sweet Varsity Sue 1937 Sheet Music Signed Autograph Life Begins In College
"Sweet Varsity Sue"-1937-Remick-sheet music. This song is featured in the 1937 Movie-"Life Begins In College". The movie stars The Ritz Brothers and Joan Davis and they are featured on the front cover of the sheet music in original scenes in vintage color tones.The Ritz Brothers play three goofballs working their way through college by putting in time at a tailor shop. The college football team's star player is Nat Pendleton, a wealthy Native American who has donated a large amount of money to the school. As long as Pendleton is able to play, the football coach (Fred Stone) feels safe in putting the Ritz boys in the game at the last minute, when their zany antics can't possibly effect the final score. In Jim Thorpe fashion, the Indian student is disqualified when it is learned he once played professionally. Thus the coach is forced to utilize an untried player(Dick Baldwin) in the Big Game—and when that player is injured, it's the Ritz Brothers to the rescue. Life Begins in College gives plenty of attention to the comedy of the Ritz Brothers, if that's your idea of a good time...."Subtle they're not. New they're not. But funny." This 1961 newspaper review of the Ritz Brothers succinctly summed up their appeal for their millions of fans — and was also a fair assessment of their lack of appeal for their millions of nonfans. The sons of Austrian-born haberdasher Max Joachim, the brothers grew up in New Jersey and Brooklyn, deciding individually to pursue show business careers. Al, the oldest, took the plunge first, winning numerous dance contests and doing extra work for a Long Island movie studio; Jimmy and Harry followed suit, securing solo stage bookings as singer/dancers. After all three Joachim brothers graduated from high school, they decided to team up as a song-and-comedy act, adopting the stage name "Ritz," reportedly having spotted their new cognomen on a laundry truck. With fourth brother George as their agent, the Ritz Brothers worked their way up from nightclubs and vaudeville to several featured spots in the lavish Broadway revues of legendary showman George White. The boys' act, which substantially remained the same throughout the years, consisted of the threesome indulging in precision dancing, tongue-twisting lampoons of popular stories and song hits, and plenty of knockabout comedy. While all three brothers had healthy egos, they had no qualms about building several of their routines around the superior talents of Harry Ritz, as witness their famous bit "The Man in the Middle is the Funny One." In 1934, the Ritz boys made their screen debut in the two-reel comedy Hotel Anchovy, which led to their being signed by 20th Century-Fox as a specialty act for that studio's big budget musicals. Sing Baby Sing (1936) was the first feature film to costar the Ritzes, and, after several comedy-relief appearances, the brothers were allowed to carry a film all by themselves — 1937's Life Begins in College.The sheet music has been autographed on the front cover by The Ritz Brothers-Harry,Al,Jimmy with a fountain pen in black and Joan Davis with a fountain pen in red.............BOTH SHEET MUSIC AND AUTOGRAPHS ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION..........