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  Betty Compson, James Murray (center) and Lon Chaney.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
 
 
The Big City
(1928) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6838 feet
Directed by Tod Browning

Cast: Lon Chaney [Chuck Collins], Betty Compson [Helen], James Murray [Curly], Marceline Day [Sunshine], Mathew Betz [Red], John George [The Arab], Virginia Pearson [Tennessee], Walter Percival [Grogan], Lew Short [O’Hara], Eddie Sturgis [Blinkie]

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Waldemar Young, from a screen story by Tod Browning. Set design by Cedric Gibbons. Costume design by Lucia Coulter. Cinematography by Henry Sharp. Intertitles by Joseph Farnham. Edited by Harry Reynolds. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Silent film.

Drama: Crime.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost; a trailer for the film does survive [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 2 June 2013.

References: Eames-MGM p. 39; Parish-Gangster pp. 2, 33; Weaver-Twenty p. 77 : ClasIm-301 p. 47.

 
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