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The Noose is an American silent drama film adaptation of the Willard Mack play The Noose, which was released in 1928. It stars Richard Barthelmess, Montagu Love, Robert Emmett O'Connor, and Thelma Todd. The movie was adapted by Garrett Graham and James T. O'Donohoe from the play. It was directed by John Francis Dillon and Richard Barthelmess's performance was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.[1]

The Noose
The Noose lobby card.jpg
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Directed byJohn Francis Dillon
Produced byHenry Hobart
Richard A. Rowland
Written byJames T. O'Donohoe (adaptation)
Garrett Graham (titles)
Story byH.H. Van Sloan
Based onThe Noose
by Willard Mack and H.H. Van Sloan
StarringRichard Barthelmess
CinematographyJames Van Trees
Edited byJack Dennis
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • January 29, 1928 (1928-01-29)
Running time
8 reels (7,331 feet)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The film survives at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The play was also the basis of the Paramount Pictures film I'd Give My Life (1936).

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