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The Boob
Also known as The Yokel in the United Kingdom
(1926) American
B&W : [?] Five or Six? reels / 5020 feet
Directed by William A. Wellman

Cast: Gertrude Olmstead [Amy], George K. Arthur [Peter Good], Joan Crawford [Jane], Charles Murray [Cactus Jim], Antonio D’Algy [Harry Benson], Hank Mann [the village soda jerk], Babe London [fat girl], Edythe Chapman [old lady]

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. / Scenario by Kenneth B. Clarke, from a screen story by George Scarborough and Annette Westbay. Art direction by Cedric Gibbons and Ben Carré. Cinematography by William Daniels. Intertitles by Katharine Hilliker and H.H. Caldwell. Edited by Ben Lewis. / © 19 May 1926 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation [LP22753]. Released 17 May 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Comedy.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Courtships - Criminals: Bootleggers - Farmers - Government: Revenue agents - Prohibition

Listing updated: 9 September 2009.

References: Eames-MGM p. 35; Quirk-Crawford pp. 14, 37-38 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

 
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