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Barbara Kent and Richard Barthelmess.
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The Drop Kick
Also known as Glitter in the United Kingdom : {The Drop-Kick}
(1927) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6900 feet
Directed by Millard Webb

Cast: Richard Barthelmess [Jack Hamill], Barbara Kent [Cecily Graves], Eugene Strong [Brad Hathaway], Dorothy Revier [Eunice Hathaway], Alberta Vaughn [Molly], Brooks Benedict [Ed Pemberton, the assistant coach], Hedda Hopper [Mrs. Hamill], Mayme Kelso [Mrs. Graves], George Pierce [Dean Carson], James Bradbury (Jr.) [‘Bones’ Barton]; Marion Morrison (John Wayne) [a football player; and a game spectator], the University of Southern California football team

First National Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Ray Rockett. Scenario by Winifred Dunn, from the short story “Glitter” by Katherine Brush. Cinematography by Arthur Edeson and Alvin Knechtel. Presented by Richard A. Rowland. / Released 25 September 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was released in the United Kingdom as Glitter on 19 March 1928. / Silent film.

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Colleges: Students - Debt - Fraternities - Sports: Football - Transportation: Automobiles

Listing updated: 22 July 2009.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Katchmer-Eighty pp. 17, 21, 22; Limbacher-Feature p. 68; McGhee-Wayne p. 315; Sweeney-Coming p. 114 : ClasIm-204 p. 61; ClasIm-223 p. 58; ClasIm-226 p. 41 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

 
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