Two Flaming Youths
B&W : Six reels / 5319 feet
Directed by John Waters
Cast: W.C. Fields [Gabby Gilfoil], Mary Brian [Mary Gilfoil], Jack Luden [Tony Holden], Chester Conklin [Sheriff Ben Holden], George Irving [Simeon Trott], Cissy Fitzgerald [Madge Malarkey], Jimmy Quinn (James Quinn) [Slippery Sawtelle], Joe Weber [himself], Lew Fields [himself], George Moran [himself], Charles E. Mack [himself], Rosetta Duncan [herself], Vivian Duncan [herself], Bobby Clark [himself], Paul McCullough [himself], Savoy (Stanley Rogers) [himself], Jay Brennan [himself], Clarence Kolb [himself], Max Dill [himself], John Aasen [the giant], Anna Magruder [the fat lady], Chester Moorten [the human pin cushion], Lee W. Parker [the tattooed man], William Platt (Billy Platt) [the dwarf], John Seresheff [the strong man], [?] Wallace Beery [himself]?, [?] Raymond Hatton [himself]?, [?] Jack Pearl [himself]?, [?] Ben Bard [himself]?, [?] ? Baker, [?] ? Silvers, [?] ? Benny, [?] ? McNulty, Jack Delaney the kangaroo
Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Executive producers, Jesse L. Lasky and Adolph Zukor. Scenario by Donald Davis and Percy Heath, from a screen story by Percy Heath. Production supervision by Louis D. Lighton. Cinematography by H. Kinley Martin. Intertitles by Jack Conway (John W. Conway) and Herman J. Mankiewicz. / © 17 December 1927 by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation. Released 17 December 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: The Side Show. The film includes these team entertainers: Weber & Fields, Moran & Mack, the Duncan Sisters, Clark & McCullough, Savoy & Brennan, Kolb & Dill, Baker & Silvers, Benny & McNulty and Pearl & Bard. The Charles E. Mack here is the famous vaudeville comedian, not Charles Emmett Mack the motion picture actor. / Silent film.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 26 October 2008.
References: Fields-Fields pp. 267, 270; Paris-Brooks p. 154 : Website-AFI.