The Circus Kid
B&W : Seven reels / 6085 feet / 65 minutes
Directed by George B. Seitz and Josiah Zuro
Cast: Joe E. Brown [King Kruger], Frankie Darro [Buddy], Helene Costello [Trixie], Poodles Hanneford [Poodles], Sam Nelson [Tad], Lionel Belmore [Beezicks], Charles Miller [Cadwallader], Johnny Gough [Skelly Crosley], Sid Crosley [Skelly’s runner], Charles Gemora [Zozo], Frank Hemphill [the officer], George Le Maire, William Le Maire, William Haines, Clarence Moorehouse
FBO Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Film Booking Offices of America, Incorporated [An FBO Production]. / Scenario by Melville Baker, from a screen story by James Ashmore Creelman. Assistant director, Charles Kerr. Cinematography by Philip Tannura. Intertitles by Randolph Bartlett. Edited by Ann McKnight. Presented by William Le Baron. / © 25 September 1928 by FBO Productions, Incorporated [LP25650]. Released 7 October 1928. / Photophone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format [?] and Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format? RCA Photophone sound-on-film sound system. / Brown’s film debut. / Silent film, with talking sequences, synchronized music and sound effects.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 3 October 2014.
References: Geduld-Birth p. ?.
Home video: DVD.