Bits of Life
Bits of Life is a 1921 American film produced, written, and directed by Marshall Neilan. It is notable as an early anthology film. The cast included Lon Chaney and Noah Beery, Sr. For her performance in this film, Anna May Wong received her first screen credit. Bits of Life is considered lost.
|Bits of Life|
|Directed by||Marshall Neilan |
|Screenplay by||Lucita Squier|
|Based on||Short stories by Thomas McMorrow, Walter Trumbull, Hugh Wiley, Marshall Nielan|
|Produced by||Marshall Neilan|
|Cinematography||Ray June, David Kesson|
|Distributed by||Associated First National|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
- Wesley Barry as Tom Levitt, a boy
- Rockliffe Fellowes as Tom Levitt
- Lon Chaney as Chin Chow
- Noah Beery, Sr. as Hindoo
- Anna May Wong as Toy Sing, Chin Chow's Wife
- John Bowers as Dentist's Patient
- Teddy Sampson
- Dorothy Mackaill
- Edythe Chapman
- Frederick Burton
- James Bradbury Jr.
- Tammany Young
- Harriet Hammond
- James Neill
- Scott Welsh
- Bennett, Carl (ed.). "Progressive Silent Film List: Bits of Life". Silent Era. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
- "Bits of Life". Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved March 27, 2015.
- Gan, Geraldine. "Anna May Wong". Lives of Notable Asian Americans: Arts, Entertainment, Sports (The Asian American Experience). New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995. ISBN 0-7910-2188-2. p. 84.
- Pavlides, Dan. "Bits of Life". Allmovie. Retrieved May 25, 2008.
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