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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
B&W : Seven reels / 6871 feet
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair
Cast: Ruth Taylor [Lorelei Lee], Alice White [Dorothy Shaw], Ford Sterling [Gus Eisman], Holmes Herbert [Henry Spoffard], Trixie Friganza [Mrs. Spoffard], Mack Swain [Francis Beekman], Emily Fitzroy [Lady Beekman], Blanche Friderici [Miss Chapman], Ed Faust [Robert], Eugene Borden [Louis], Margaret Seddon [Mrs. Lee], Luke Cosgrave [Grandfather Lee], Chester Conklin [judge], Yorke Sherwood [Mr. Jennings], Mildred Boyd [Lulu]
Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Anita Loos and John Emerson, from the book Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady by Anita Loos. Unit manager, Richard Blaydon. Assistant director, George Hippard. Second assistant director, Joe Dill. Grip, Roy Watson. Assistant grip, Kenneth DeLand. Cinematography by Harold Rosson (Hal Rosson). Second cameraman, A. Clark. Assistant cameramen, Leonard Eilers and Arthur La Shelle. Intertitles by Anita Loos and Herman J. Mankiewicz. Editor-in-chief, Hector Turnbull. Edited by Jane Loring and William Shea. / © 28 January 1928 by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation [LP24920]. Premiered 16 November 1927. Released 18 January 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Paramount production number 679. / Silent film.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 2 December 2009.
References: Sweeney-Coming p. 131; Thompson-Lost pp. xxi, 186 : Website-AFI.