Vernon Dent appears in two roles: a Hollywood producer, and campus soda shoppe jerk 'Pops.'
Costar Joan Perry later married Columbia chief Harry Cohn.
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|Working Title(s):||COLLEGE FOLLIES OF 1938|
|Shooting Days:||44 days From: 1937-09-02 To: 1937-10-20|
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Start Cheering proves to be one of the better films of the Stooges early years. It's a simple comedy that gets a little too chaotic by it's end, but ends up being a pleaser in its entirety.
Jimmy Durante provides a lot of strong laughs, including an early scene in which Durante has an argument over the telephone with himself and several scenes later on in which he tries to answer college level questions and failing miserably. There's one interesting gag early on with a college student named Shorty, who spends a good two minutes with the camera on him while he's eating cigarettes and matches, even a matchbook. Obviously this is some sort of trick, but the camera stays focused on him the entire time with no cuts. I admit being very impressed and amused by it.
The film runs a bit long with musical scenes added to it, all of which aren't impressive or that entertaining. The film also becomes a bit confused by its end as the characters who are supposedly the film's antagonists succeed at alienating the poor main character, who just wants a normal life. They seem to get exactly what they want without repercussion. The ending tries it's best to keep spirits up though, trying to come up with a happy medium between the desires of all point of views in the film, even though the payoff seems bittersweet.
The Stooges have two small scenes in the picture. In the first they rehash the "Point to the right!" bit used in Slippery Silks. The second is a hilarious new bit in which they play firemen/police officers investigating a boy sneaking around in the girl's dormitory.
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