College Days (1926)

Comedy-drama | 15 October 1926

Director:

Richard Thorpe

Producer:

A. P. Younger

Cinematographers:

Mack Stengler, Milton Moore

Editor:

James McKay

Production Designer:

Edwin B. Willis

Production Company:

Tiffany Productions, Inc.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
24 Oct 1926.
---
Variety
27 Oct 1926
p. 68.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 October 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
21 October 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23249
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,300
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jim Gordon, the son of a proud and loving father, enters the University of California as a student. There he meets Mary Ward, a campus coed who captures his heart on the first day. He becomes close friends with Larry Powell, his roommate, but incurs the wrath of Kenneth Slade, who is unable to take a practical joke. Jim and Larry attend a campus dance with Bessie and Phyllis, two vamps, and through a series of romantic complications Jim tries to convince Mary of his love for her. Later, Louise successfully waylays Jim on his way from the training field and the sight of them disillusions Mary; trying to repair matters in a classroom, Jim is reprimanded, is physically punished by Professor Maynard, and is expelled. Later he is reinstated by the dean and plans to join the football squad against Stanford, but the day of the game finds him again in disgrace because he has gone to a roadhouse to protect Mary from her jazzy companions, and then to assist her after an accident. At the last minute, he is called into the game, and his team ... +


Jim Gordon, the son of a proud and loving father, enters the University of California as a student. There he meets Mary Ward, a campus coed who captures his heart on the first day. He becomes close friends with Larry Powell, his roommate, but incurs the wrath of Kenneth Slade, who is unable to take a practical joke. Jim and Larry attend a campus dance with Bessie and Phyllis, two vamps, and through a series of romantic complications Jim tries to convince Mary of his love for her. Later, Louise successfully waylays Jim on his way from the training field and the sight of them disillusions Mary; trying to repair matters in a classroom, Jim is reprimanded, is physically punished by Professor Maynard, and is expelled. Later he is reinstated by the dean and plans to join the football squad against Stanford, but the day of the game finds him again in disgrace because he has gone to a roadhouse to protect Mary from her jazzy companions, and then to assist her after an accident. At the last minute, he is called into the game, and his team wins. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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