Ducks and Drakes
Ducks and Drakes is a 1921 American silent comedy film produced and released by Realart Pictures, an offshoot of Paramount Pictures. It was directed by stage producer/director Maurice Campbell and stars Bebe Daniels (also a producer on this film) and Jack Holt. Elmer Harris provided the story and screenplay. A copy is held at the Library of Congress.
|Ducks and Drakes|
|Directed by||Maurice Campbell|
|Produced by||Realart Pictures|
|Written by||Elmer Harris (screen story & scenario)|
|Cinematography||H. Kinley Martin|
|Distributed by||Realart Pictures Corporation|
|5 reels (58 minutes)|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Based upon a summary in a film publication, Teddy Simpson (Daniels) is a wealthy young orphan who, instead of marrying Rob Winslow (Holt), whom her Aunty Weeks (Kelso) has selected for her, is bent upon getting into trouble by seeking adventure and through her flirtatious ways. Rob's friends, victims of her telephone flirtations, offer to help him cure her. Part of the cure involves Teddy taking a ride with Tom Hazzard (Lawrence) to an exclusive gun club, with the other conspirators making things so warm for her that she is cured for all time. When Rob calls her the next day, he finds her ready to consent to a speedy wedding.
- The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Ducks and Drakes
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 published by The American Film Institute, c. 1971
- Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress (p. 48) published by The American Film Institute, c.1978
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Ducks and Drakes
- "Ducks and Drakes: Bebe Daniels' Latest Is Thoroughly Amusing". Film Daily. New York City: Wyd's Films and Film Folks, Inc. 16 (3): 4. April 3, 1921. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
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