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Brown of Harvard (1926)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  2 May 1926 (USA)
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Tom Brown shows up at Harvard, confident and a bit arrogant. He becomes a rival of Bob McAndrew, not only in football and rowing crew, but also for the affections of Mary Abbott, a ... See full summary »

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Bob McAndrew (as Francis X. Bushman Jr.)
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Mrs. Brown
David Torrence ...
Mr. Brown
Edward Connelly ...
Professor Abbott
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ...
Hal Walters (as Guinn Williams)
Donald Reed ...
Reggie Smythe (as Ernest Gillen)
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Tom Brown shows up at Harvard, confident and a bit arrogant. He becomes a rival of Bob McAndrew, not only in football and rowing crew, but also for the affections of Mary Abbott, a professor's daughter. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The original Broadway production of "Brown of Havard" by Rida Johnson Young opened at the Princess Theater on February 26, 1906 and ran for 101 performances. See more »

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Remake of Brown of Harvard (1918) See more »

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Interesting Glimpse of 20's Big Box Office

I found it difficult to watch this film with a critical eye, as I have limited experience with the silents. However, it was interesting to think that I was watching the heart throbs of the time, in one of the most popular movies of the time. The story of the relationship between Brown and his bookish roommate was, uh, interesting, but overall the story seemed so unrealistic (a partying slacker who happens to be accomplished at all sports, mysterious and unnamed life-threatening illnesses) that I wondered how such a storyline was accepted in 1926, or anytime. Tips from anyone who knows how to appreciate or analyze a silent despite the hamminess would be appreciated.


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