Strong Boy is a 1929 American silent comedy film directed by John Ford which had a synchronized music track. The film, which was Ford's last silent film, is now considered to be lost.[1] A trailer for the film was discovered in the New Zealand Film Archive in 2010 and subsequently preserved by the Academy Film Archive the same year.[2][3]

Strong Boy
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Film poster
Directed byJohn Ford
Written byAndrew Bennison
James Kevin McGuinness
John McLain
Malcolm Stuart Boylan (titles)
Story byFrederick Hazlitt Brennan
StarringVictor McLaglen
Leatrice Joy
CinematographyJoseph H. August
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • March 3, 1929 (1929-03-03)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Strong Boy". Retrieved March 24, 2008.
  2. ^ "New Zealand Project Films: Highlights". Retrieved June 6, 2010.
  3. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive.

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