Heroes of the Street

Heroes of the Street is a 1922 American silent crime drama film directed by William Beaudine. It stars child actor Wesley Barry,[2] Marie Prevost, and Jack Mulhall. This film survives in George Eastman House.[3]

Heroes of the Street
Directed byWilliam Beaudine
Written byMildred Considine, Edmund Goulding
Produced byHarry Rapf
CinematographyEdwin B. DuPar, Max Dupont, Floyd Jackman
Music byLeo Edwards (uncredited)
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • December 24, 1922 (1922-12-24)
Running time
60 minutes
Budget$110,000[1]
Box office$396,000[1]

PlotEdit

When a smart aleck street kid's father, a policeman, is killed in the line of duty, the boy turns over a new leaf and goes to work to support his mother, brothers and sisters. He gets a job as an usher in a theater, but really wants to become a policeman to avenge the death of his father. He soon finds himself involved in a fake kidnapping, real gangsters and a tip on the identity of the man who killed his dad.

CastEdit

Box officeEdit

According to Warner Bros records, the film earned $366,000 domestically and $30,000 foreign.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 1 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. ^ Langman, Larry (2000). Destination Hollywood: The Influence of Europeans on American Filmmaking. McFarland. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-7864-0681-4.
  3. ^ Heroes Of The Street American Silent Feature Film Survival Database

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