The Forward Pass (1929)

01/02/1929 (US) DramaRomance
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The first football romance ever Vitaphoned.


Marty Reid, the star quarterback at Sanford College, is constantly singled out by the opposition for punishment, and he swears to his pal, Honey Smith, and to Coach Wilson that he will quit the game forever. Ed Kirby, who dislikes Reid, calls him yellow, and Wilson gets Patricia Carlyle, the college vamp, to induce Reid to play. At a sorority dance, where only football players can cut in, Kirby persecutes Reid by dancing with Pat, and as a result Reid does apply to play in the game.

  1. Edward F. Cline


  2. Harvey Gates


  3. Howard Emmett Rogers


Top Billed Cast

  1. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

    Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

    Marty Reid

  2. Loretta Young

    Loretta Young

    Patricia Carlyle

  3. Guinn Williams

    Guinn Williams

    Honey Smith (as Guinn Williams)

  4. Marion Byron

    Marion Byron


  5. Phyllis Crane

    Phyllis Crane


  6. Bert Rome

    Coach Wilson

  7. Lane Chandler

    Lane Chandler

    Assistant Coach Kane

  8. Allan Lane

    Allan Lane

    Ed Kirby

  9. Floyd Shackelford


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The Forward Pass
The Forward Pass

Status Released

Original Language English

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