The Boy Friend (1926 film)

The Boy Friend is a lost 1926 American romantic comedy film directed by Monta Bell. Based on the play The Book of Charm by John Alexander Kirkpatrick, the film starred Marceline Day and John Harron.[1] This film also marked the film debut of character actress Elizabeth Patterson.[2]

The Boy Friend
Directed byMonta Bell
Written byAlice D. G. Miller (adaptation)
Based onThe Book of Charm
by John Alexander Kirkpatrick
StarringMarceline Day
John Harron
Gwen Lee
CinematographyHenry Sharp
Edited byBlanche Sewell
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • August 14, 1926 (1926-08-14) (United States)
Running time
65 mins.
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


Comedy about a small-town girl unhappy with her family, and a boy trying to please her by throwing a big party.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ White Munden, Kenneth (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. University of California Press. p. 80. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
  2. ^ Monush, Barry (2003). The Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors: From the Silent Era to 1965, Volume 1. 1. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 587. ISBN 1-557-83551-9.

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