The First Kiss (film)

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The First Kiss
The First Kiss 1928 Poster.jpg
Lobby card
Directed by Rowland V. Lee
Produced by
Written by John Farrow
Based on Four Brothers 
by Tristram Tupper
Cinematography Alfred Gilks
Edited by Lee Helen
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • August 25, 1928 (1928-08-25) (USA)
Running time
60 minutes (6 reels)
Country United States
Language English intertitles

The First Kiss is a 1928 American silent romantic-drama film directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Fay Wray and Gary Cooper.[1] Based on the short story Four Brothers by Tristram Tupper, the film is about a Chesapeake Bay fisherman who turns to pirating in order to be rich enough to marry a society girl.

The First Kiss was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount Pictures. Today it is considered a lost film.[2][3][4] Some filming took place on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.



  1. ^ Hall, Mordaunt (August 28, 1928). "First Kiss (1928)". The New York Times. Retrieved September 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30. The American Film Institute, c.1971.
  3. ^ The First Kiss at
  4. ^ The First Kiss at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: Paramount Pictures 1928

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