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The Callahans and the Murphys
B&W : Seven reels / 6126 feet
Directed by George Hill
Cast: Marie Dressler [Mrs. Callahan], Polly Moran [Mrs. Murphy], Sally O’Neil [Ellen Callahan], Lawrence Gray [Dan Murphy], Eddie Gribbon [Jim Callahan], Frank Currier [Grandpa Callahan], Gertrude Olmstead [Monica Murphy], Turner Savage [Timmy Callahan], Jackie Coombs [Terrance Callahan], Dawn O’Day [Mary Callahan], Monty O’Grady [Michael Callahan], Tom Lewis [Mr. Murphy]
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Frances Marion, from the novel The Callahans and the Murphys by Kathleen Norris. Production design by Cedric Gibbons and David Townsend. Wardrobe design by René Hubert. Cinematography by Ira Morgan. Intertitles by Ralph Spence. Edited by Hugh Wynn. / © 11 July 1927 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation [LP24254]. Released 18 June 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 30 March 2007.
References: Brownlow-Behind p. 23; Eames-MGM p. 41.