Just Out of College (1915)

Comedy | August 1915

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HISTORY

Director George Irving appeared in the Broadway stage production. According to a pre-production news item for the film, George Ade was to edit the ... More Less

Director George Irving appeared in the Broadway stage production. According to a pre-production news item for the film, George Ade was to edit the titles. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
29 May 15
p. 886.
Motog
21 Aug 15
p. 388.
MPN
22 May 15
p. 59.
MPN
14 Aug 15
p. 2, 106
MPN
18 Sep 15
p. 44.
MPN
9 Oct 15
p. 53.
MPW
17 Jul 15
p. 509.
MPW
14 Aug 15
p. 1233.
NYDM
14 Jul 15
p. 28.
Variety
22 Oct 15
p. 24.
DETAILS
Release Date:
August 1915
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

College tennis champion Edward Worthington Swinger graduates and finds himself broke and in love with Caroline Pickering, the daughter of pickle king Septimus Pickering. Just when Ed arrives at Pickering's office to plead his suit, Mrs. Pickering brings another suitor, Professor Bliss, whose promotion of the Persian poet Mahala, known for his precepts of "Be Calm," and "All is Peace," leads Pickering to throw Bliss out and listen to Ed. After Pickering recovers from Ed's request for a $100,000 loan to start a business, Pickering offers $20,000 with the condition that only if Ed doubles this amount in three months, can he wed Caroline. After Ed secretly begins a successful rival pickle business with his college boardinghouse keeper, Mrs. Jones, Ed suggests to the nervous Pickering that he buy out the rival for $50,000. When Pickering refuses, Jonesey and Ed issue stock. After the sales mount, Pickering agrees to buy at the inflated price of $100,000. When he realizes that Ed was behind it all, Pickering, thinking it best to have him in the family, consents to the ... +


College tennis champion Edward Worthington Swinger graduates and finds himself broke and in love with Caroline Pickering, the daughter of pickle king Septimus Pickering. Just when Ed arrives at Pickering's office to plead his suit, Mrs. Pickering brings another suitor, Professor Bliss, whose promotion of the Persian poet Mahala, known for his precepts of "Be Calm," and "All is Peace," leads Pickering to throw Bliss out and listen to Ed. After Pickering recovers from Ed's request for a $100,000 loan to start a business, Pickering offers $20,000 with the condition that only if Ed doubles this amount in three months, can he wed Caroline. After Ed secretly begins a successful rival pickle business with his college boardinghouse keeper, Mrs. Jones, Ed suggests to the nervous Pickering that he buy out the rival for $50,000. When Pickering refuses, Jonesey and Ed issue stock. After the sales mount, Pickering agrees to buy at the inflated price of $100,000. When he realizes that Ed was behind it all, Pickering, thinking it best to have him in the family, consents to the marriage. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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