Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Five reels / 4967 feet
Directed by Victor Heerman and Albert Austin
Cast: Jackie Coogan [Jackie Blair], Claude Gillingwater [Captain Bill Hicks], Mathilde Brundage [Mrs. J. Montague Blair, the grandmother]; Patsy Marks [the little girl], Frank Hayes [the rent collector], [?] Max Davidson? [Mr. Pinkusowitz], [?] ? [Mrs. Pinkusowitz], [?] ? [the captain’s friend], [?] ? [the Blair family lawyer], [?] ? [the organ grinder], [?] ? [Doctor J. Clark], [?] ? [the immigration officer], [?] ? [the policeman]
Jackie Coogan Productions production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated [A Jackie Coogan Production]. / Production supervision by Jack Coogan (Sr.). Photography (cinematography) by Glen MacWilliams and Robert Martin. Titles (intertitles) by Max Abramson. Art titles (intertitles design) by Shirley Vance Martin. Edited by Irene Morra. Presented by Sol Lesser. / © 27 December 1921 by Sol Lesser [LP17446]. Premiered circa 25 December 1921 in New York, New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, California. Released 2 January 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Survival status: Prints exist in the film holdings of Film Preservation Associates (Blackhawk Films collection) [16mm reduction preservation positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Monkeys - Chases - Children: Orphans - Death - Immigrants - Medical: Doctors, Prescriptions - Street scenes - USA: New York: New York: Ellis Island
Listing updated: 27 May 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Limbacher-Feature p. 167; Slide-Aspects p. 56 : ClasIm-221 p. 51 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.