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DATE
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Film Daily
3 Apr 1927.
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New York Times
22 Mar 1927
p. 31.
Variety
23 Mar 1927
p. 18.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
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DIRECTORS
Asst dir
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Chief cine
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "White Flannels" by Lucian Cary in The Saturday Evening Post (27 Jun 1925).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 March 1927
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 19 March 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
5 March 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23472
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,820
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mrs. Jacob Politz, whose son and husband are coal miners, saves for years to send her son, Frank, to college and implores Anne, a girl to whom he becomes engaged, not to stand in the way of his college career. At college Frank's athletic prowess wins him a place on the football team, and he is lionized by the wealthy college set, which spreads the rumor that he is a foreign nobleman. Mrs. Politz and Frank's friend Ed, eager to see Frank play, come to the college town, unknown to each other; and Mrs. Politz obtains work as a waitress in the local cafe. After Frank leads the team to victory, a dinner in his honor is given at the cafe, and when his mother's identity is revealed, Frank's friends turn against him. Returning to the mining town, he saves Ed from a mining disaster, and Anne, who has been betrothed to Ed, is released by him and happily reunited with ... +


Mrs. Jacob Politz, whose son and husband are coal miners, saves for years to send her son, Frank, to college and implores Anne, a girl to whom he becomes engaged, not to stand in the way of his college career. At college Frank's athletic prowess wins him a place on the football team, and he is lionized by the wealthy college set, which spreads the rumor that he is a foreign nobleman. Mrs. Politz and Frank's friend Ed, eager to see Frank play, come to the college town, unknown to each other; and Mrs. Politz obtains work as a waitress in the local cafe. After Frank leads the team to victory, a dinner in his honor is given at the cafe, and when his mother's identity is revealed, Frank's friends turn against him. Returning to the mining town, he saves Ed from a mining disaster, and Anne, who has been betrothed to Ed, is released by him and happily reunited with Frank. +

GENRE
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Sub-genre:
Domestic


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AFI Life Achievement Award

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