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  Jane Winton, Marie Dressler, Dell Henderson and
Marion Davies.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Patsy
(1928) American
B&W : Eight reels / 7249 feet
Directed by King Vidor

Cast: Marion Davies [Patricia Harrington], Orville Caldwell [Tony Anderson], Marie Dressler [Ma Harrington], Dell Henderson [Pa Harrington], Lawrence Gray [Billy], Jane Winton [Grace Harrington]

Cosmoplitan Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation [A Marion Davies Production]. / Produced by Irving Thalberg. Continuity (scenario) by Agnes Christine Johnston, from the play The Patsy by Barry Connors. Settings (set design) by Cedric Gibbons. Wardrobe (costume design) by Gilbert Clark. Photographed (cinematography) by John Seitz. Intertitles by Ralph Spence. Film editor (edited by) Hugh Wynn. / © 10 March 1928 [LP25189]. Released 10 March 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / MGM production number 345. MGM release number 828. / Silent film.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.4174.

Survival status: Prints exist in the holdings of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists; and in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Turner Entertainment Company.

Listing updated: 30 November 2014.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F2 n. F2.4174; Card-Seductive p. 42; Davies-Times pp. 116, 246; Dowd-Vidor pp. 43-44, 111, 150g; Everson-American pp. 277, 363; Kerr-Silent p. 292; Limbacher-Feature p. 186; Sweeney-Coming p. 128; Vermilye-Twenties p. 66.

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