Thursday, April 8, 2010

Ronald Reagan as George Gipp ("The Gipper")

Ronald Reagan as George Gipp ("The Gipper") from the Warner Bros. film, "Knute Rockne, All American" 1940. Reagan played this role ( George "The Gipper" Gipp) in the film Knute Rockne, All American; this led to his lifelong nickname "the Gipper".

Reagan first starring role was in 1937, in Love Is on the Air

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Courtesy of Ronald Reagan Library
Hand-tinted by Bennett Hall © 1999
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1 comment:

Atlantis451 said...

There is a George Gipp Signed Photograph on auction April 22nd. Google it to find. There are only five Gipp's in the entire world. Bid early. Bid often.