Penrod and Sam (1923 film)

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Penrod and Sam
Directed by William Beaudine
Written by Louis D. Lighton, Hope Loring
Based on Novel by Booth Tarkington
Cinematography Ray June, Edward Ullman
Edited by Edward M. McDermott
Release dates
  • June 18, 1923 (1923-06-18)
Country United States

Penrod and Sam is a 1923 American silent comedy drama film directed by William Beaudine. It stars Ben Alexander, Joe Butterworth, and Buddy Messinger.[1] Wendy L. Marshall stated that "Beaudine had the Midas touch when it came to directing children" in films like this and Boy of Mine.[2]



  1. ^ Munden, Kenneth White (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States. University of California Press. p. 598. ISBN 978-0-520-20969-5. 
  2. ^ Marshall, Wendy L. (1 January 2005). William Beaudine: From Silents to Television. Scarecrow Press. p. 138. ISBN 978-0-8108-5218-1. 

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