|Eddie Cantor (center).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Six reels / 5524 feet
Directed by William Goodrich (Roscoe Arbuckle)
Cast: Eddie Cantor [Eddie, the mail carrier], Jobyna Ralston [Madge, the girl], William Powell [Harold Jones, a get-rich-quick artist], Donald Keith [Harrigan, the firman], Jack Dougherty [Flannigan, a cop on the beat], Victor Potel [Nip, a detective], Paul Kelly [Tuck, another detective], Mary Carr [the mother], Louis Stern, Mabel Julienne Scott, Doris Deane
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. Associate producer, B.P. Schulberg. Scenario by John Goodrich, from a screen story by Eddie Cantor. Assistant directors, Henry Hathaway, Vernon Keays and Larry Semon. Cinematography by Henry Hallenberger. Intertitles by George Marion Jr. Edited by Louis D. Lighton. / © 26 March 1927 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP23886]. Released 6 May 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Paramount production number 630. The film was in production from 27 December 1926 through 4 February 1927. Cantor’s second feature film; Powell’s 23rd film. Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 235 notes that Larry Semon was brought in by Paramount to be an assistant director to Arbuckle. / Silent film.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 3 October 2008.
References: Edmonds-Arbuckle pp. 235, 275-276; Quirk-Powell pp. 72-74 : ClasIm-301 p. 13 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.