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The First Auto
(1927) American
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Roy Del Ruth

Cast: Charles Emmett Mack, Patsy Ruth Miller, Gibson Gowland

Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Mack’s final film; he was killed in an auto accident (off the set) during production, and his remaining scenes were shot with a stand-in double. / Silent film.

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Automobile races - Transportation: Automobiles - USA: California: Riverside

Listing updated: 27 June 2009.

References: Drew-Speaking pp. 151-152, 281.

Home video: DVD.

 
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