Hands Up! (1926 film)

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Hands Up!
Directed by Clarence G. Badger
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Adolph Zukor
Written by Monte Brice
Lloyd Corrigan
Reggie Morris (story)
Starring Raymond Griffith
Virginia Lee Corbin
Charles K. French
Marian Nixon
Noble Johnson
Mack Swain
Montagu Love
Cinematography H. Kinley Martin
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)
  • January 14, 1926 (1926-01-14)
Running time 70 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Hands Up! (1926) is a silent comedy film directed by Clarence Badger, co-written by Monte Brice and Lloyd Corrigan, and starring Raymond Griffith, one of the great silent movie comedians.

Plot[edit]

The film tells the story of Jack, a spy for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and his efforts to capture a Union shipment of gold. Obstacles along the way include a pair of sisters, hostile Indians, and a firing squad.

The film features fictional incidents involving actual historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Brigham Young, and Sitting Bull.

Preservation status[edit]

In 2005, this film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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