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Upstream
Also known as Footlight Glamour in the United Kingdom
(1927) American
B&W : Six reels / 5510 feet
Directed by John Ford

Cast: Nancy Nash [?] [Gertie King or Gertie Ryan]?, Earle Foxe [Eric Brasingham], Grant Withers [Jack La Velle], Lydia Yeamans Titus [Miss Hattie Breckenridge], Raymond Hitchcock [the star boarder], Emile Chautard [Campbell Mandare], Sammy Cohen [Callahan and Callahan team dancer], Ted McNamara [Callahan and Callahan team dancer], Judy King [sister team dancer], Lillian Worth [sister team dancer], Jane Winton [soubrette], Harry Bailey [Gus Hoffman], Francis Ford [the juggler], Ely Reynolds [Deerfoot]

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Randall H. Faye, from the short story “The Snake’s Wife” by Wallace Smith. Wardrobe (costume design) by Sam Benson. Assistant director, Edward O’Fearna. Cinematography by Charles G. Clarke. Presented by William Fox. / © 23 January 1927 by Fox Film Corporation [LP23638]. Released 30 January 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.

Comedy-Drama.

Survival status: Prints exist in the New Zealand Film Archive film archive [35mm positive]; and in the Academy Film Archive film archive [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Actors - Boarding houses - Dancers - Ego - Juggling: Jugglers - Knife-throwing - United Kingdom: England: London - Vaudeville - Weddings: Receptions

Listing updated: 5 September 2013.

References: Gallagher-Ford p. 37; Sinclair-Ford p. 238 : ClasIm-225 p. C8 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Bruce Calvert.

Home video: DVD.

 
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