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The Freshman (1925) was a Silent Films - Sports Film directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor and produced by Harold Lloyd and Suzanne Lloyd Hayes.

The Freshman was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1990.

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Fridays With…Harold Lloyd: The Freshman (1925)

on Jan 8, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Welcome to the first new series of 2016! The Fridays With… series is meant to spotlight actors/actresses/directors I have little to no familiarity with and traverse the world of some of their most well-regarded films. In honor of the silent comedian’s Centennial (and complements of the c... Read full article


Fridays With…Harold Lloyd: The Freshman (1925)

on Jan 8, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Welcome to the first new series of 2016! The Fridays With… series is meant to spotlight actors/actresses/directors I have little to no familiarity with and traverse the world of some of their most well-regarded films. In honor of the silent comedian’s Centennial (and complements of the c... Read full article


Overlooked Gems: The Freshman (1925)

By Lesley Coffin on Mar 14, 2014 From Pretty Clever Films

It seems odd to be calling The Freshman an overlooked gem, considering its reputation as one of the most profitable films of the 1920s and being Harold?s Lloyd?s most successful film.? But even later day fans of the ?third genius? have only recently had the opportunity to see this comedy.? Buried in... Read full article


The Freshman is the Moneyball of 1925

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Sep 23, 2011 From Pretty Clever Films

For some nice advertorial tie-in to the release of Moneyball, Time.com has a 25 Best Sports Movies of All-Time feature. And, lo-and-behold, Harol Lloyd’s 1925 classic comedy The Freshman is included! Now, I’m not so sure I would necessarily call The Freshman a sports movie,? and I’... Read full article


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Quotes from

The Freshman: I'm just a regular fellow - step right up and call me 'Speedy'


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Facts about

Debut of Grady Sutton.
The train station where Harold Lloyd got off for college was in Culver City, near Los Angeles.
The football scenes were shot at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California between the first and second quarters of the East-West game of 1924-25. The stadium had just completed construction the year before.
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National Film Registry

The Freshman

Released 1925
Inducted 1990
(Silent)




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Also directed by Fred C. Newmeyer




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Also produced by Harold Lloyd




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Also released in 1925




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