The Fighting Cub

The Fighting Cub is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Paul Hurst and starring Wesley Barry, Mildred Harris, and Pat O'Malley.[1][2] In 1926 it was released in Britain under the alternative title of Son o' Mine.

The Fighting Cub
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Still with Wesley Barry
Directed byPaul Hurst
Written byAdele Buffington
StarringWesley Barry
Mildred Harris
Pat O'Malley
CinematographyFrank Cotner
Lee Humiston
Crown Productions
Distributed byTruart Film Corporation
Butcher's Film Service (UK)
Release date
  • July 27, 1925 (1925-07-27)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


A copy boy with aspirations to be a top-level journalist manages to get a promotion to cub reporter, and soon finds himself entangled with a gang of thieves with political connections.



A partial print of The Fighting Cub with one reel missing is held by the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[3]



  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.

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