MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,794 this week

Brown of Harvard (1926)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  2 May 1926 (USA)
8.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 1,222 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(titles) (as Joe Farnham) , (adaptation), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1488 titles
created 03 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1863 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 15 Apr 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 31 May 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 05 Aug 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Brown of Harvard" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Brown of Harvard (1926)

Brown of Harvard (1926) on IMDb 8.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Brown of Harvard.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But when her position is found out, the school expels ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford
Stars: Belle Bennett, Philippe De Lacy, Victor McLaglen
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Peter Brooks is a hard-working, hard-up college student whose dislike of women attending college weakens under the amorous advances of spoiled socialite coed Joan Madison.

Director: Seymour Felix
Stars: Virginia Cherrill, John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill
The Drop Kick (1927)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

College football player Jack Hamill finds his reputation on the line when he pays an innocent visit to a woman whose husband kills himself.

Director: Millard Webb
Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Barbara Kent, Dorothy Revier
Certificate: Passed Mystery | Western | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Clint Turner is arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Judy's father, a rival rancher who was an enemy of his own father.

Director: D. Ross Lederman
Stars: Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming
West Point II (1927)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Wealthy Brice Wayne enters West Point and, though he does well on the football field, angers fellow cadets with his arrogance. Disciplined by the coach he yells "To hell with the Corps!" ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Sedgwick
Stars: William Haines, Joan Crawford, William Bakewell
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a traveling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.

Directors: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason
Stars: John Wayne, Dorothy Gulliver, Walter Miller
The Shootist (1976)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard
La Boheme (1926)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of starving artists try to survive in 1830s Paris, including a seamstress and the would-be playwright she loves.

Director: King Vidor
Stars: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Renée Adorée
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Childhood friends are torn apart when one of them marries the woman the other once fiercely loved.

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson
Born Reckless (1930)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Hoping to use the publicity to get re-elected, a judge sentences a notorious gangster to fight in the war.

Directors: Andrew Bennison, John Ford
Stars: Edmund Lowe, Catherine Dale Owen, Frank Albertson
Four Sons (1928)
Certificate: Passed Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent.

Director: John Ford
Stars: James Hall, Margaret Mann, Charles Morton
The Draw-Back (1927)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A dim witted, scrawny fellow from the country finds college full of bullies that trick him into various painful situations with the dean. His wife mistakes him for a prize athlete, and he's... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Johnny Arthur, Kathryn McGuire, Wallace Lupino
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Mary Abbott
Ralph Bushman ...
Bob McAndrew (as Francis X. Bushman Jr.)
...
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)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 May 1926 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor e Sport  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

John Wayne makes his first screen appearance here as a member of the Yale football team. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fascinating: Billy Haines first big hit
20 September 1999 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Brown of Harvard is a hard movie to pin down. We expect a lot more from our movies these days, so it helps to remember that audiences in the 20's were a bit more innocent. William Haines is charming as the rogue who has to stumble through pain and humiliation to find success and, even, glory. All of the relationships in the movie feel very stilted EXCEPT for the homoerotic tie between Billy and Jack Pickford, the town nerd. The movie has everything, romance, tears, love, death, and even sports... It's a great education in how society has changed in the 20th century.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
imdb top 250? WillBarks
Discuss Brown of Harvard (1926) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?