Behind the Front
Also known as [Behind the Door]
B&W : Six reels / 5555 feet
Directed by Edward Sutherland (Eddie Sutherland)
Cast: Wallace Beery [Riff Swanson], Raymond Hatton [Shorty McGee], Mary Brian [Betty Bartlett-Cooper], Richard Arlen [Percy Brown], Hayden Stevenson [Captain Bartlett-Cooper], Tom Kennedy [sergeant], Chester Conklin [Scottie], Frances Raymond [Mrs. Bartlett-Cooper], Melbourne MacDowell [Mr. Bartlett-Cooper], Jack Pennick, Gertrude Astor
Paramount Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Ethel Doherty, from the adaptation by Monte Brice of the short story “The Spoils of War” by Hugh Wiley. Cinematography by Charles Boye. Intertitles by Ralph Spence. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Chases - Criminals: Pickpockets, Thieves - France - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives - Mansions - Soldiers - United States Army - War: World War I (28 July 1914-11 November 1918)
Listing updated: 19 August 2009.
References: Baer-Film p. 21; Brownlow-Parade pp. 297, 498; Kerr-Silent pp. 322, 323; Limbacher-Feature p. 19; Maltin-Guide p. 95; Paris-Brooks p. 148-149, 165; Parish-Combat pp. 52-53.
Home video: DVD.