Chu Chin Chow
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
(1923) British-[?] German?
B&W : 13 reels / 12,250 feet
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Cast: Betty Blythe, Herbert Langley, Randle Ayrton, Eva Moore, Judd Green, Olaf Hytten, Jeff Barlow, Jameson Thomas, Dora Levis, Dacia
Graham-Wilcox production [?] with Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft [UFA]? / Produced by Herbert Wilcox and [?] Erich Pommer? Scenario by Herbert Wilcox, from the play Chu Chin Chow by Oscar Asche and Frederick Norton. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in Berlin, Germany. Some exhibitions featured an experimental synchronized soundtrack, possibly the Tri-Ergon synchronized sound system. The film was released in the USA at 6362 feet by Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation through Metro-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation in [?] February? 1925.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Early sound film - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 20 August 2011.
References: Brownlow-Parade p. 378; FilmDaily-1926 p. 35; Gifford-British n. 07725; Nollen-Karloff p. 1; Perry-British pp. 50, 356.