College Days (1926 film)

College Days is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Marceline Day, Charles Delaney, and James Harrison.[1][2][3] It was produced by the independent Tiffany Pictures.[4] The film's sets were designed by the art director Edwin B. Willis.

College Days
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Directed byRichard Thorpe
Written byAndrew Percival Younger
Produced byAndrew Percival Younger
StarringMarceline Day
Charles Delaney
James Harrison
CinematographyMilton Moore
Mack Stengler
Edited byJames C. McKay
Distributed byTiffany Pictures
Release date
  • October 15, 1926 (1926-10-15)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


On his first day at the University of California, Jim Gordon meets and falls in love with Mary Ward but also makes an enemy in Kenneth Slade. Mary's feelings are hurt when she sees Jim with another woman, and his attempts to make amends almost get him expelled. At the last moment he is called back to take part in a football game, winning both it and the heart of Mary.



  1. ^ Connelly p. 51
  2. ^ Munden p. 138
  3. ^ Oriard p. 393
  4. ^ Umphlett p. 173


  • Connelly, Robert B. The Silents: Silent Feature Films, 1910-36, Volume 40, Issue 2. December Press, 1998.
  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.
  • Oriard, Michael. King Football: Sport and Spectacle in the Golden Age of Radio and Newsreels, Movies and Magazines, the Weekly and the Daily Press. University of North Carolina Press, 2005.
  • Umphlett, Wiley Lee . The Movies Go to College: Hollywood and the World of the College-Life Film. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1984.

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