Thursday, April 8, 2010
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
recent news on George Gipp: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/10/sports/ncaafootball/10gipp.html?pagewanted=print
Courtesy of Ronald Reagan Library
Hand-tinted by Bennett Hall © 1999
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