Sorrell and Son
B&W : Ten reels / 9000 feet
Directed by Herbert Brenon
Cast: H.B. Warner [Stephen Sorrell], Anna Q. Nilsson [Dora Sorrell], Mickey McBan [Kit, as a child], Carmel Myers [Flo Palfrey], Lionel Belmore [John Palfrey], Norman Trevor [Thomas Roland], Betsy Ann Hisle [Molly, as a child], Louis Wolheim [Buck], Paul McAllister [Doctor Orange], Alice Joyce [Fanny Garland], Nils Asther [Christopher ‘Kit’ Sorrell], Mary Nolan [Molly Roland]
Feature Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by Herbert Brenon, from an adaptation by Elizabeth Meehan of the novel Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping. Art direction by William Cameron Menzies. Set design by Julian Boone Fleming. Makeup by Fred C. Ryle. Assistant director, Ray Lissner. Cinematography by James Wong Howe. Edited by Marie Halvey. / © 22 December 1927 by Feature Productions, Incorporated [LP24781]. Premiered 12 November 1927 in New York, New York. Released 2 December 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Some location photography was taken in England. A reel of the film is rumored to have been held by the Mary Pickford Estate, but the print has since decomposed. / Silent film.
Survival status: Print exists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences film archive [incomplete (missing the final reel)].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 21 August 2009.
References: Balio-UA p. ?; Everson-American p. 145; O’Leary-Silent p. ? : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.