||Louise Brooks (left) and Thomas Meighan.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The City Gone Wild
Also known as La Cité maudite in France
B&W : Six reels / 5408 feet
Directed by James Cruze
Cast: Thomas Meighan [John Phelan], Marietta Millner [Nada Winthrop], Louise Brooks [Snuggles Joy], Fred Kohler [Gunner Gallagher], Duke Martin [Lefty Schroeder], Nancy Phillips [Lefty’s girl], Wyndham Standing [Franklin Ames], Charles Hill Mailes [Luther Winthrop], King Zany [the bondsman], ‘Gunboat’ Smith [the policeman]
Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Jules Furthman, from a screen story by Jules Furthman and Charles Furthman. Cinematography by Bert Glennon. Intertitles by Herman Mankiewicz. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 12 November 1927 by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation [LP24657]. Released 12 November 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot on 22 June through 7 July 1927. / Silent film.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 29 April 2009.
References: Brownlow-Parade p. 360; Everson-American p. 14; Paris-Brooks p. 558 : Website-AFI.