||Edmund Lowe (left), Phyllis Haver and Victor McLaglen.
Photograph by Autrey; Silent Era image collection.
What Price Glory?
B&W : Twelve reels / [?] 11,109 or 11,400? feet
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Cast: Victor McLaglen [Captain Flagg], Edmund Lowe [Sergeant Harry Quirt], Dolores Del Rio [Charmaine], William V. Mong [Cognac Pete], Phyllis Haver [Hilda of China], Elena Jurado [Carmen], Leslie Fenton [Lieutenant Moore], August Tollaire [French mayor], Barry Norton [Private Lewisohn], Sammy Cohen [Private Lipinsky], Ted McNamara [Private Kiper], Mathilde Comont [Camille, the cook], Pat Rooney [Mulcahy]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by James T. O’Donohoe, from the play What Price Glory? by Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings. Assistant director, Daniel Keefe. Cinematography by Barney McGill, John Marta and John Smith. Intertitles by Malcolm Stuart Boylan. Music score by Erno Rapee; song “Charmaine” by Erno Rapee and Lew Pollack. Presented by William Fox. / © 4 December 1926 by Fox Film Corporation [LP23393]. Premiered 23 November 1926 in New York, New York. General release, 28 August 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was rereleased in January 1927 with synchronized music and sound effects. McLaglen and Lowe portrayed the same characters in the sequel The Cock-Eyed World (1929).
Drama: World War I.
Survival status: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Americans (Abroad) - China - Early sound film - Families: Mother-son relationships - France - Philippines - Rivalries - Soldiers - War: World War I (28 July 1914-11 November 1918)
Listing updated: 28 June 2009.
References: Film viewing : Bohn-Light p. xxiii; Brownlow-Behind pp. 20, 23; Brownlow-Parade p. 296; Cooper-Dark p. 114; Eames-MGM p. 36; Everson-American pp. 283, 292; Everson-Detective p. 88; Gallagher-Ford p. 48; Geduld-Birth p. 146; Limbacher-Feature p. 272; Parish-Combat pp. 57, 440-442, 443, 444; Parish-Gangster p. 53; Shipman-Cinema pp. 92, 97; Sinyard-Silent p. 67; Sweeney-Coming p. 113; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 31, 32, 184, 200; Webb-Hollywood p. 22 : Website-AFI.