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, Marie Prevost, and Jack Mulhall. This film survives in George Eastman House.
|Heroes of the Street|
|Directed by||William Beaudine|
|Written by||Mildred Considine, Edmund Goulding|
|Produced by||Harry Rapf|
|Cinematography||Edwin B. DuPar, Max Dupont, Floyd Jackman|
|Music by||Leo Edwards (uncredited)|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
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.
- Wesley Barry as Mickey Callahan
- Marie Prevost as Betty Benton
- Jack Mulhall as Howard Lane
- Philo McCullough as Shadow
- Will Walling as Officer Mike Callahan
- Aggie Herring as Mrs. Callahan
- Wilfred Lucas
- Wedgwood Nowell
- Philip Ford
- Peaches Jackson
- William Beaudine Jr.
- Joe Butterworth
- Cameo the Dog as Dog
According to Warner Bros records, the film earned $366,000 domestically and $30,000 foreign.
- 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
- Langman, Larry (2000). Destination Hollywood: The Influence of Europeans on American Filmmaking. McFarland. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-7864-0681-4.
- Heroes Of The Street American Silent Feature Film Survival Database