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Risky Business
(1920) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Harry Harris (Harry B. Harris) and Rollin Sturgeon

Cast: Gladys Walton [Phillipa], Lilliam Lawrence [Mrs. Fanshaw Renwick], Maude Wayne [Errica], Nanine Wright [Grandma], Grant McKay [Roger], Fred Malatesta [Ralli], John Gough [the valet], Louis Willoughby [Captain Chantry], Fred Andrews [Doctor Houghton]

The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Douglas Doty and John Colton, from a screen story by Douglas Doty and John Colton. Cinematography by Leighton Moore. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / © 20 November 1920 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP15818]. Released December 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Working title: The Flip-Flapper. Sturgeon was replaced by Harris as director when he became ill during production.

Drama: Society.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3739.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 2 November 2011.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3739; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 35 : ClasIm-223 p. 58; ClasIm-240 p. 46 : Website-AFI.

 
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