B&W : Six reels / 5650 feet
Directed by Frank Tuttle
Cast: Eddie Cantor [Samuel ‘Kid’ Boots], Clara Bow [Clara McCoy], Billie Dove [Eleanor Belmore], Lawrence Gray [Tom Sterling], Natalie Kingston [Carmen Mendoza], Malcolm Waite [Big Boyle], William Worthington [Eleanor’s father], Harry von Meter [Carmen’s lawyer], Fred Esmelton [Tom’s Lawyer], William Orlamond [the tailor]
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [A Frank Tuttle Production]. / Associate producer, West Coast Studios, B.P. Schulberg. Scenario by Tom Gibson, from an adaptation by Luther Reed of the musical comedy Kid Boots by William Anthony McGuire and Otto Harbach (book), Harry Tierney (music) and J.P. McCarthy (lyrics). Cinematography by Victor Milner. Intertitles by George Marion Jr. Editor-in-Chief, E. Lloyd Sheldon. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 5 October 1926 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP23182]. Released 4 October 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Cantor’s first feature film.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 27 February 2015.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Geduld-Birth p. 146; Paris-Brooks p. 166; Quirk-Powell p. 73; Weaver-Twenty p. 57 : ClasIm-225 p. 16 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.