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The Joy Girl
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Color/B&W : [?] Six or Seven? reels / [?] 5877 or 6162? feet
Directed by Allan Dwan
Cast: Olive Borden [Jewel Courage], Neil Hamilton [John Jeffrey Fleet], Marie Dressler [Mrs. Heath], Mary Alden [Mrs. Courage], William Norris [Herbert Courage], Helen Chandler [Flora], Jerry Miley [Vicary], Frank Walsh [Hugh Sandman], Clarence J. Elmer (Clarence Elmer) [valet], Peggy Kelly [Isolde], Jimmy Grainger Jr. [chauffeur], Betty Byrne, [?] Ursula Fisher?
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Frances Agnew, from an adaptation by Adele Comandini of the short story “The Joy Girl” by May Edginton. Assistant directors, Clarence Elmer and Edmund Grainger. Cinematography by George Webber and William Miller. Intertitles by Malcolm Stuart Boylan. Presented by William Fox. / © 14 August 1927 by Fox Film Corporation [LP24368]. Premiered 3 September 1927 in New York, New York. Released 18 September 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Technicolor two-strip color process. / [?] The film may have premiered at seven reels, then may have been cut for general release. / Silent film.
Survival status: A print may survive in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Color cinematography - Millionaires - USA: Florida: Palm Beach
Listing updated: 3 October 2007.
References: Basten-Technicolor p. 169; Bogdanovich-Dwan pp. 9, 81-82 : Website-AFI.