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A Hero for a Night
Also known as [Paris or Bust] : {A Hero for the Night}
(1927) American
B&W : Six reels / 1740.71 metres
Directed by William James Craft

Cast: Glenn Tryon [Hiram Hastings], Patsy Ruth Miller [Mary Sloan], Burr McIntosh [Samuel Sloan], Lloyd Whitlock [Jack Ferber], Bob Milash (Robert Milasch) [‘Big Bill’ Donovan], Ruth Dwyer [Nurse Mack], Bobbie the monkey [Bobby]; Leo White [the handshake aviator]

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation [Universal-Jewel]. / Continuity (scenario) by Harry O. Hoyt, from a screen story by Harry O. Hoyt. Story supervision by Joseph F. Poland. Art direction by Charles D. Hall. Wardrobe designed (costume design) by Johanna Mathieson. Photography (cinematography) by George Robinson. Titles (intertitles) by Albert DeMond. Film editor, Charles Craft. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / © 1927 by Universal Pictures Corporation. Released 18 December 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Limbacher-Feature p. 108 mistakenly lists Harry O. Hoyt as the director. / Silent film.

Comedy.

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

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Animals: Monkeys - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Millionaires - Transportation: Airplanes, Taxi cabs

Listing updated: 23 July 2009.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Drew-Speaking pp. 138, 281; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 57; Limbacher-Feature p. 108 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

 
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