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Kid Boots (1926)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 4 October 1926 (USA)
A salesman is helped out of a jam with an angry customer by a wealthy playboy. In return, he agrees to help the playboy get a divorce from his wife, only to find himself falling for the ... See full summary »

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Frank Tuttle
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Cast

Cast overview:
Eddie Cantor ... Samuel (Kid) Boots
Clara Bow ... Clara McCoy
Billie Dove ... Eleanor Belmore
Lawrence Gray ... Tom Sterling
Natalie Kingston ... Carmen Mendoza
Malcolm Waite Malcolm Waite ... Big Boyle
William Worthington ... Eleanor's Father
Harry von Meter ... Eleanor's Lawyer (as Harry Van Meter)
Fred Esmelton ... Tom's Lawyer
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A salesman is helped out of a jam with an angry customer by a wealthy playboy. In return, he agrees to help the playboy get a divorce from his wife, only to find himself falling for the girlfriend of the customer who got him in trouble in the first place. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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See EDDIE CANTOR as the comical caddymaster who whirls hero and heroine over the bunkers of love (Print Ad- Granby Leader-Mail, ((Granby, P.Q.)) 18 February 1927) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1926 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kid Boots See more »

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Gross USA:

$314,332
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Sound Mix:

Silent
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Comedic actor Jack Oakie was supposed to make a sound version of this film for Paramount in 1930, but the proposed film was shelved by studio executives. See more »

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Frank Tuttle directed this silent top notch Cantor comedy
13 May 2000 | by FilmBoyBobSee all my reviews

A delight I caught at the Film Forum in New York City 5/00 (very nice 35 mm. print). Eddy Cantor (not once in blackface) excellent as a former tailor hooked up with the wealthy Laurence Gray. Cantor's his valet, caddy and advisor (women are after Gray's millions). Cantor is crazy about Clara Bow (her first screen role)and there are lots of chases and hilarity. Billy Dove (of Ziegfeld fame) is featured.


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