||Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Eight reels / 8217 feet
Directed by James Cruze
Cast: Hope Drown [Angela Whitaker], Luke Cosgrave [Joel Whitaker], George K. Arthur [Lem Lefferts], Ruby Lafayette [Grandmother Whitaker], Harris Gordon [Doctor Luke Morrison], Bess Flowers [Hortense Towers], Eleanor Lawson [Margaret Whitaker], King Zany [Horace Pringle], Roscoe Arbuckle [out-of-work actor in casting director’s office], Gertrude Astor [herself], Mary Astor [herself], Agnes Ayres [herself], Baby Peggy [herself], T. Roy Barnes [himself], Noah Beery (Sr.) [himself], William Boyd [himself], Clarence Burton [himself], Robert Cain [himself], Charles Chaplin [himself], Edythe Chapman [herself], Betty Compson [herself], Ricardo Cortez [himself], James Cruze, Viola Dana [herself], Bebe Daniels [herself], Cecil B. DeMille [himself], William C. de Mille [himself], Charles De Roche [himself], Elliott Dexter, Helen Dunbar, Snitz Edwards, Douglas Fairbanks [himself], George Fawcett, Julia Faye [herself], James Finlayson, Alec B. Francis, Jack Gardner, Sid Grauman [himself], Alfred E. Green, Alan Hale [himself], Lloyd Hamilton, Hope Hampton [herself], William S. Hart [himself], Gale Henry, Walter Hiers, Stuart Holmes, Sigrid Holmquist, Jack Holt, Leatrice Joy [herself], Mayme Kelso, J. Warren Kerrigan [himself], Theodore Kosloff, Lila Lee, Lillian Leighton, Jacqueline Logan, Jeanie Macpherson, Hank Mann, May McAvoy [herself], Robert McKim, Thomas Meighan [himself], Bull Montana [himself], Owen Moore [himself], Nita Naldi [herself], Pola Negri [herself], Anna Q. Nilsson [herself], Charles Ogle [himself], Guy Oliver, Kalla Pasha, Eileen Percy, Carmen Phillips, Jack Pickford [himself], Mary Pickford [herself], ZaSu Pitts [herself], Charles F. Reisner, Dinky Dean Reisner, Fritzi Ridgeway, Will Rogers [himself], Ford Sterling [himself], Anita Stewart, George Stewart, Gloria Swanson [herself], Estelle Taylor, Ben Turpin [himself], Bryant Washburn [himself], Maude Wayne, Claire West, Laurence Wheat, Lois Wilson [herself], the Kosloff Dancers, the Sennett Bathing Girls
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Adaptation by Tom Geraghty of a screen story by Frank Condon. Assistant director, Vernon Keays. Cinematography by Karl Brown. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 10 July 1923 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation. Released 19 August 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Paramount production number 477. The film was in production from 15 February through 3 May 1923. Original title: Hollywood and the Only Child.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Actors: Film - Directors: Film - USA: California: Los Angeles: Hollywood
Listing updated: 13 November 2004.
References: Bardèche-History p. 210; Edmonds-Arbuckle pp. 228, 270; Everson-American p. 147; Sherwood-Best pp. xvii, xix; Thompson-Lost pp. 104-105 : ClasIm-302 p. 10; Photoplay-192306 p. 4.