Exit Smiling is a 1926 comedy film directed by Sam Taylor and starring New York and London revues star Beatrice Lillie in her first (and only silent) film role and Jack Pickford, the brother of star Mary Pickford. The film was also the debut of actor Franklin Pangborn. This film is available on DVD from the Warner Archives Collection.
|Directed by||Sam Taylor|
|Produced by||Sam Taylor (uncredited)|
|Written by||Tim Whelan and Sam Taylor|
|Based on||Exit Smiling
by Marc Connelly
The travelling theatre troupe's worst actress, Violet (Beatrice Lillie) dreams of all she could be if she only had the right opportunities. Jimmy (Jack Pickford) is a runaway bank clerk who joins the troupe as a lead actor.
- Eames, John Douglas, The MGM Story, 1981
- Exit Smiling available on DVD or download from the Warner Archive Collection