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  Marion Davies (left).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Tillie the Toiler
(1927) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6160 feet
Directed by Hobart Henley

Cast: Marion Davies [Tillie Jones], Matt Moore [Mac], Harry Crocker [Pennington Fish], George Fawcett [Mr. Simpkins], George K. Arthur [Mr. Whipple], Estelle Clark [Sadie], Bert Roach [Bill], Gertrude Short [‘Bubbles’], Claire McDowell [Maude Jones], Arthur Hoyt [Mr. Smythe]

Cosmopolitan Productions production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation [Marion Davies Productions]. / Produced by Irving Thalberg. Scenario by A.P. Younger, from the screen story adaptation by Agnes Christine Johnston and Edward T. Lowe Jr. of the comic strip “Tillie the Toiler” by Russ Westover. Art direction by Cedric Gibbons and David Townsend. Costume design by André-ani. Cinematography by William Daniels. Intertitles by Ralph Spence. Edited by Daniel J. Gray. / © 23 May 1927 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation [LP24004]. Released 21 May 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / MGM production number 297. MGM release number 737. / Silent film.


Survival status: Print exists in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 29 February 2012.

References: Davies-Times pp. 54, 246 : Website-AFI.

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