Big Brother (1923 film)
Big Brother is a lost 1923 American silent drama film directed by Allan Dwan and written by Rex Beach and Paul Sloane. The film stars Tom Moore, Edith Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Joe King, Mickey Bennett, Charles Henderson, and Paul Panzer. The film was released on December 23, 1923, by Paramount Pictures.
|Directed by||Allan Dwan|
|Produced by||Jesse L. Lasky|
|Screenplay by||Rex Beach|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
It was shot at the Astoria Studios with extensive location shooting around New York City. Noted at the time for its realism, it is now considered a lost film. It was remade as a sound film in 1931 as Young Donovan's Kid.
- Tom Moore as Jimmy Donovan
- Edith Roberts as Kitty Costello
- Raymond Hatton as Cokey Joe Miller
- Joe King as Big Ben Murray
- Mickey Bennett as Midge Murray
- Charles Henderson as 'Father Dan' Marron
- Paul Panzer as Mike Navarro
- Neill Kelley as Monk Manelli
- William Black as Loman Duryea
- Martin Faust as Spike Doyle
- Milton Herman as Izzy
- Florence Ashbrooke as Mrs. Sheean
- Yvonne Hughes as Navarro's Girl
- Charles Hammond as Judge
- Jack Oakie (uncredited)
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Big Brother
- "Big-Brother - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2015. Archived from the original on February 3, 2015. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
- "Big Brother". afi.com. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
- Progressive Silent Film List: Big Brother at silentera.com
- Lombardi p.133
- Frederic Lombardi. Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios. McFarland, 2013.
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