B&W : Eight reels
Directed by Victor Schertzinger
Cast: Clive Brook [Heliotrope Harry Harlow], Mary Brian [Alice Deane], Baclanova (Olga Baclanova) [Lilly Harlow], William Powell [Froggy], Fred Kohler [Number 1309], Jack Luden [Tom]
Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by David O. Selznick. Scenario by Howard Estabrook, from the adaptation by Oliver H.P. Garrett of the short story “A Whiff of Heliotrope” by Richard Washburn Child. Assistant director, Russ Myers. Cinematography by J. Roy Hunt. Intertitles by Julian Johnson. Edited by David O. Selznick and George Nichols Jr. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / Released August 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Working title: Heliotrope. Powell’s 34th film. The film was released in Germany and Austria in 1929. / Silent film.
Survival status: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 2 July 2012.
References: Brownlow-Parade pp. 433, 578; MoPicAlmanac-1929 p. 11; Quirk-Powell pp. 22, 90-92 : Website-IMDb.