Practically the entire production [from stories by Darrell Ware] depends on the Ritzes. Tony Martin is back again to sing but aside from Gloria Stuart and Fred Stone, who may be recognized, there is not a strong name in support.
The freres Ritz first appear as student tailors with a record of seven years in school and seven on the football bench. Then they’re seen in a madcap rhumba specialty; as newly rich undergrads bracing the dean for a favor; as footballers who help the enemy more than their teammates; as an Indian burlesque troupe, and then as hokum Spirit of ’76 boys.
Outside of the Ritz Bros Nat Pendleton’s interpretation of the Indian grid star is standout, and Joan Davis, comedienne, serving as his principal foil, especially excellent in that goofy Indian pow-wow song and dance. She’s inclined to grimace a bit too much in reaching for laughs at other times. Tony Martin, spotted as band leader, figures only as the singer of one song