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Writers:
Carl Harbaugh (story) and
Bryan Foy (story)
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Release Date:
November 1927 (USA) See more »
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You'll graduate with a perpetual smile!
Plot:
To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Anne Cornwall ... The Girl
Flora Bramley ... Her Friend
Harold Goodwin ... A Rival
Snitz Edwards ... The Dean
Carl Harbaugh ... Crew Coach
Sam Crawford ... Baseball Coach
Florence Turner ... A Mother

Buster Keaton ... A Son
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lee Barnes ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Robert Boling ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Charles Borah ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Leighton Dye ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Paul Goldsmith ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Kenneth Grumbles ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Charlie Hall ... Coxswain (uncredited)
Bud Houser ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Morton Kaer ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
Eric Mack ... USC Athlete (uncredited)
James T. Mack ... High School Principal (uncredited)
Buddy Mason ... Jeff's Friend (uncredited)
Madame Sul-Te-Wan ... Cook (uncredited)
U.S.C. Baseball Team ... Themselves (uncredited)
Grant Withers ... Jeff's Friend (uncredited)
Shorty Worden ... USC Athlete (uncredited)

Directed by
James W. Horne 
Buster Keaton (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Carl Harbaugh (story) and
Bryan Foy (story)

Produced by
Joseph M. Schenck .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Bert Haines (photographed by)
Devereaux Jennings (photographed by) (as Dev Jennings)
 
Film Editing by
Sherman Kell (film editor) (as Sherm Kell)
 
Visual Effects by
Benjamin Ribière .... digital artist: digital restoration and color correction (restored version) (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Lee Barnes .... stunt double: Buster Keaton (uncredited)
Lee Barnes .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Lewis .... lighting effects
 
Music Department
John Muri .... musical setting: 1992 version
 
Other crew
Harry Brand .... supervised by
Fred Gabourie .... technical director
Joseph M. Schenck .... presenter
Lee Barnes .... pole vault double: Keaton (uncredited)
 
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USA:66 min
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Trivia:
The boat for which Buster Keaton is coxswain is called Damfino, the same name as the eponymous boat in his short movie The Boat (1921).See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited into Jekyll & Canada (2009) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
The EntertainerSee more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Buster Keaton goes to "College"., 8 October 2004

College (1927) was an interesting film that Buster Keaton made during the later days of the silent movie period. In "College", he plays a student who tries all kinds of school sports just so he could impress a girl he's fallen head over heels for. As usual the film is a showcase for Buster Keaton's talents as a stuntman, comedian and director. A little known film but it's one of his better ones. If you're a fan of the silent cinema or a Buster Keaton fan I advise you to pick up a copy of "College". A nice little film that has a "sweet" ending.

Recommended.

A I don't know how many different running times there are for this movie.

The one I saw clocked in at a little over an hour.

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