High School Hero (1927)

Comedy-drama | 16 October 1927

Director:

David Butler

Writer:

Cinematographer:

Ernest Palmer

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
6 Nov 1927.
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New York Times
24 Oct 1927
p. 24.
Variety
26 Oct 1927
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 October 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
10 October 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24478
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,498
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Pete Greer and Bill Merrill, rivals since childhood, continue feuding in high school, and their natural friction is intensified by each centering his attention on Eleanor Barrett, a new classmate. Amusing complications involve a sequence in which the high school Latin class, under the egis of Mr. Golden, presents what is intended to be a Roman tragedy but develops as a comic farce. The boys' enmity threatens to disrupt the school basketball team, but loyalty to their school compels them to drop their differences. Eleanor incontinently turns to Allen Drew, a bespectacled, studious ... +


Pete Greer and Bill Merrill, rivals since childhood, continue feuding in high school, and their natural friction is intensified by each centering his attention on Eleanor Barrett, a new classmate. Amusing complications involve a sequence in which the high school Latin class, under the egis of Mr. Golden, presents what is intended to be a Roman tragedy but develops as a comic farce. The boys' enmity threatens to disrupt the school basketball team, but loyalty to their school compels them to drop their differences. Eleanor incontinently turns to Allen Drew, a bespectacled, studious type. +

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