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He Comes Up Smiling
B&W : Five reels / 4876 feet
Directed by Allan Dwan
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks [Jerry Martin], Herbert Standing [Mike], Marjorie Daw [Billy Bartlett], Frank Campeau [John Bartlett], Bull Montana [Baron Bean], Albert McQuarrie [Batchelor], Kathleen Kirkham [Louise], Jay Dwiggins [‘The General’], Billy Elmer (William Elmer)
Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [Artcraft Pictures]. / Produced by Douglas Fairbanks. Scenario by Frances Marion, from the play adaptation He Comes Up Smiling by Byron Ongley and Emil Nyitray of the novel He Comes Up Smiling by Charles Sherman. Scenario editor, Theodore Reed. Cinematography by Hugh McClung. / © 17 September 1918 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP12865]. Premiered 8 September 1918 in New York, New York. Released 15 September 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / AFI-F1 n. F1.1778 notes that Wid’s credited Joe August (Joseph August) with photography on the film, and that some sources list the release date as 9 September 1918 and as 29 September 1918.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1778.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Banks - Birds - Crime: Theft - Tramps - USA: California: Bear Valley - USA: California: Beverly Hills
Listing updated: 15 July 2010.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1778; Bardèche-History p. 115; Bogdanovich-Dwan p. 8 : ClasIm-225 p. 44.