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Brown of Harvard
Also known as {Brown at Harvard}
(1926) American
B&W : Eight reels
Directed by Jack Conway

Cast: William Haines [Tom Brown], Jack Pickford [Jim Doolittle], Mary Brian [Mary Abbott], Francis X. Bushman Jr. [Bob McAndrew], Mary Alden [Mrs. Brown], David Torrence [Mr. Brown], Edward Connelly [Professor Abbott], Guinn Williams (Guinn ‘Big Boy’ Williams) [Hal Walters], Ernest Gillen [Reggie Smythe], Grady Sutton [one of the Dickeys], John Wayne [Bushman’s football double]

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by A.P. Younger, from the adaptation by Donald Ogden Stewart of the play Brown of Harvard by Rida Johnston Young. Art direction by Cedric Gibbons and Arnold Gillespie (A. Arnold Gillespie). Costume design by Kathleen Kay and Maude Marsh. Cinematography by Ira H. Morgan. Intertitles by Joe Farnham (Joseph Farnham). Edited by Frank Davis. / Released 2 May 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The play was previously filmed as Brown of Harvard (1918). Wayne’s film debut.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: College - Sports: Football

Listing updated: 4 June 2009.

References: Brownlow-Parade p. 427; Eames-MGM p. 30; Kerr-Silent p. 289; McGhee-Wayne p. 315.

Home video: VHS.

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