Orchids and Ermine
B&W : Seven reels / 6734 feet
Directed by Alfred Santell
Cast: Colleen Moore [‘Pink’ Watson], Jack Mulhall [Richard Tabor], Gwen Lee [Ermintrude], Sam Hardy [Hank], Alma Bennett [the vamp], Hedda Hopper [the modiste], Kate Price [Mrs. McGinnis], Jed Prouty [Leander Blom], Emily Fitroy [Mrs. Blom], Caroline Snowden [Hattie], Yola D’Avril [telephone operator], Brooks Benedict [chauffeur], Sonny Yule (Mickey Rooney)
John McCormick Productions production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by Carey Wilson, with comedy construction by Mervyn LeRoy, from a screen story by Carey Wilson. Cinematography by George Folsey. Intertitles by Ralph Spence. Presented by John McCormick. / © 23 February 1927 by John McCormick Productions [LP23692]. Released 6 March 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Exteriors were shot on-location in New York, New York.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.4041.
Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Communication: Telephones (Operators) - Hotels - USA: New York: New York
Listing updated: 8 July 2009.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F2 n. F2.4041; Drew-Speaking pp. 162, 177-178, 179-180, 282; Everson-American pp. 135, 203, 283; Higashi-Virgins pp. 103, 104; Kael-Kiss p. 325; Limbacher-Feature p. 181; Paris-Brooks p. 158; Slide-Aspects p. 130 : ClasIm-225 p. 47 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.