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The Potters
(1927) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6680 feet
Directed by Fred C. Newmeyer

Cast: W.C. Fields [Pa Potter], Mary Alden [Ma Potter], Ivy Harris [?] [Mamie or Minnie]?, Jack Egan [Bill], Richard ‘Skeets’ Gallagher [Red Miller], Joseph W. Smiley [Rankin], Bradley Barker [Eagle]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by J. Clarkson Miller, from the adaptation by Sam Mintz and Ray Harris of the novel The Potters by Joseph Patrick McEvoy. Assistant director, Ray Lissner. Cinematography by Paul Vogel. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / Premiered 15 January 1927 in New York, New York. Released 31 January 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 24 January 2008.

References: Fields-Fields p. 267; Sweeney-Coming p. 114 : Website-AFI.

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