Let It Rain
B&W : Seven reels / 6052 feet
Directed by Eddie Cline
Cast: Douglas MacLean [‘Let-It-Rain’ Riley], Shirley Mason [the girl], Wade Boteler [Kelly, a gob], Frank Campeau [the major of Marines], James Bradbury Jr. [Butch], Lincoln Stedman [Bugs], Lee Shumway [the captain of Marines], James Mason [a crook], Edwin Sturgis [a crook], Ernest Hilliard [a crook]
Douglas MacLean Productions production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Wade Boteler, George J. Crone and Earle Snell, from a screen story by Wade Boteler, George J. Crone and Earle Snell. Cinematography by Jack McKenzie. / © 19 February 1927 by Douglas MacLean Productions [LP23688]. Released 12 February 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Silent film.
Synopsis: [Moving Picture World, 12 March 1927, page 133] Riley, a marine sergeant and ringleader aboard ship in the traditional warfare between gobs and leathernecks, falls in love with a telephone girl and breaks arrest to go to her when his pet enemy is about to take shore leave. Together they unmask a mail robbery and Riley wins his commission and the girl. A rollicking farce with an adventure finish.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 25 April 2009.
References: Montgomery-Comedy p. ? : Website-AFI.