The Spirit Of Culver

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Another in the seemingly endless string of "Spirit of . . . (name your favorite alma mater)" movies that were ground out with alarming regularity in the 1930s, THE SPIRIT OF CULVER is basically a remake of 1932's TOM BROWN OF CULVER. Cooper stars as an orphaned youngster who wins a cadet scholarship to Culver military academy. Entering with a chip on his...read more

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Another in the seemingly endless string of "Spirit of . . . (name your favorite alma mater)" movies that were ground out with alarming regularity in the 1930s, THE SPIRIT OF CULVER is basically a remake of 1932's TOM BROWN OF CULVER. Cooper stars as an orphaned youngster who wins a cadet

scholarship to Culver military academy. Entering with a chip on his shoulder (his father, Hull, was a decorated war hero who died in action), Cooper rebels against the academy's strict discipline and only survives the training due to the help from his roommate, Bartholomew. As it turns out,

Cooper's dad isn't dead at all, but is very much alive and suffering from shell shock in a nearby VA hospital. Eventually Cooper becomes a man and Hull recovers his nerve and self-respect.

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  • Review: Another in the seemingly endless string of "Spirit of . . . (name your favorite alma mater)" movies that were ground out with alarming regularity in the 1930s, THE SPIRIT OF CULVER is basically a remake of 1932's TOM BROWN OF CULVER. Cooper stars as an orp… (more)

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