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Rolled Stockings
Director: Richard Rosson (Dir)
Release Date:   18 Jun 1927
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Cast: James Hall  (Jim Treadway)
  Louise Brooks  (Carol Fleming)
  Richard Arlen  (Ralph Treadway)
 

Summary: Jim Treadway disappoints his father in not making the boat crew at college while his freshman brother, Ralph, makes the team and upholds the family tradition. Both boys are smitten, however, by the charms of Carol Fleming, but Ralph is handicapped by hazing and strict training rules. On the eve of the big college race, Jim takes Carol to a dance and leaves Ralph burning with jealousy; deciding to brave official disapproval, Ralph goes to the dance and takes a jazzy young blonde to a roadhouse. Jim follows and ejects his brother after a fight and is himself found with the girl. After being acclaimed a hero, Ralph confesses that he is to blame for Jim's disgrace, and Carol finds happiness with the older brother. 

Distribution Company: Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Production Company: Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Director: Richard Rosson (Dir)
Producer: Adolph Zukor (Pres)
  Jesse L. Lasky (Pres)
  B. P. Schulberg (Assoc prod)
Writer: Percy Heath (Scr)
  Frederica Sagor (Story)
  Julian Johnson (Titles)

Subject Major: Brothers
  College life
  Courtship
  Jealousy
  Roadhouses
  Rowing

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