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The Freshman (1925)

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Nerdy college student will do anything to become popular on campus.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Harold Lamb aka Speedy
Jobyna Ralston ...
Peggy
Brooks Benedict ...
The College Cad
James Anderson ...
The College Hero
Hazel Keener ...
The College Belle
Joseph Harrington ...
The College Tailor
Pat Harmon ...
The Football Coach
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Storyline

Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. With the help of his one real friend Peggy, he resolves to make every possible effort to become popular. Written by Snow Leopard

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sport

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Release Date:

20 September 1925 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Freshman  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,392 (USA) (26 April 2002)

Gross:

$1,392 (USA) (26 April 2002)
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(2002 release)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was shot in sequence, which was rare for a Harold Lloyd movie. Lloyd usually thought up comic setpieces and based his stories around them. In this instance he felt it was a more character-driven story and he would have to get into the character by shooting it in order. See more »

Goofs

The glass partition between Harold and the driver disappears and reappears. See more »

Quotes

The Freshman: I'm just a regular fellow - step right up and call me 'Speedy'
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Connections

Featured in Scoring for Comedy (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Collegiate
(1925)
Written by Nat Bonx and Moe Jaffe
Used in the 2002 release by Permission of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc.
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Harold goes to college

Lloyd plays Harold Lamb, a youngster who goes to college.He wants to become the king of campus but he becomes the laughing stock.But he has someone to comfort him, a girl named Peggy, who's played by the extremely beautiful Jobyna Ralston.The Freshman from 1925 is a hilarious silent film.Harold Lloyd is a comedian who never lets you down.Also Ralston is amazing as Harold's love interest.There's one dramatic scene between them, where Harold burst into tears into her lap.That's one fine scene as are the comedic scenes, which you can find many from this movie.The great football game in the end is just amazing.And I could also mention the one where the freshman is at the party and his tuxedo falls apart.This is a movie that will make you laugh and that may also make a few tears come out.I recommend The Freshman for all those who are at college and who aren't.


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