The Great White Way (1924 film)

The Great White Way is a 1924 silent film comedy centered on the sport of boxing.[1] It was directed by E. Mason Hopper. It was produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Goldwyn Pictures. It was made with the cooperation of the New York City Fire Department. The film stars Oscar Shaw and Anita Stewart and is a lost[2] film. It was remade twelve years later as Cain and Mabel with Marion Davies and Clark Gable.[3][4]

The Great White Way
Directed byE. Mason Hopper
E. J. Babille (assistant)
Written byLuther Reed (adaptation)
L. Dayle (scenario)
Old Master Studio (intertitles)
Based on"The Great White Way"
by Harry Charles Witwer
Produced byWilliam Randolph Hearst
StarringAnita Stewart
Oscar Shaw
CinematographyHenry Cronjager
Harold Wenstrom
Edited byWalter Futter
Distributed byGoldwyn Pictures
Release date
  • January 3, 1924 (1924-01-03)
Running time
10 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguagesSilent film
English intertitles


  • Anita Stewart - Mabel Vandegrift
  • Tom Lewis - Duke Sullivan
  • T. Roy Barnes - Jack Murray
  • Oscar Shaw - Joe Cain
  • Dore Davidson - Adolph Blum
  • Harry Watson - City Editor
  • Hal Forde - Brock Morton
  • Olin Howland - Stubbs
  • Pete Hartley - English Boxing champion
  • Stanley Forde - Joe's father
  • Jimmy Stone - Pete Hartley
  • Johnny Gallagher - Referee
  • Johnny Hennessey - Cain's Second
  • Frank Wunderlee - McIntyre
  • Joe Humphries - Announcer
  • Jerry Peterson - Smoke



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