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  Reginald Denny (center).
Photograph: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences;
courtesy The San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
 
 
What Happened to Jones?
(1926) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6726 feet
Directed by William A. Seiter

Cast: Reginald Denny [Tom Jones], Marian Nixon [Lucille Bigbee], Melbourne McDowell (Melbourne MacDowell) [Mr. Bigbee], Frances Raymond [Mrs. Bigbee], Otis Harlan [Ebenezer Goodly], Emily Fitzroy [Mrs. Goodly], Margaret Quimby [Marjorie Goodly], Ben Hendricks Jr. [Richard], William Austin [Henry Fuller], Nina Romano [Minerva Starlight], ZaSu Pitts [Hilda], John Elliott [the bishop], Edward Cecil [Smith], Broderick O’Farrell [the rector]

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation [Universal-Jewel]. / Scenario by Melville W. Brown, from the adaptation by Melville W. Brown of the play What Happened to Jones? by George H. Broadhurst. Art direction by Leo E. Kuter (Leo K. Kuter). Cinematography by Arthur Todd. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / © 9 December 1925 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP22098]. Released [?] 31 January or 8 February? 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Comedy.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in Hirschhorn-Universal p. 51.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Chases - Female impersonation - Gambling - Games: Card: Poker - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Weddings

Listing updated: 4 January 2010.

References: Brownlow-Parade pp. 452, 578; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 51; Kerr-Silent p. 289 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

 
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