The Cop (1928 film)

The Cop is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Donald Crisp. At the 2nd Academy Awards in 1930, Elliott J. Clawson was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay).[1] Prints of the film exist in several film archives including the Library of Congress.[2][3][4]

The Cop
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Directed byDonald Crisp
Produced byRalph Block
Written byElliott J. Clawson
Tay Garnett
John W. Krafft
StarringWilliam Boyd
CinematographyArthur C. Miller
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
  • August 20, 1928 (1928-08-20)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



  1. ^ "The 2nd Academy Awards (1930) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved March 24, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "The Cop". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved January 9, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, (<-book title) p.35 c.1978 by The American Film Institute
  4. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Cop at

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