The Song and Dance Man

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The Song and Dance Man
Directed by Herbert Brenon
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Screenplay by Paul Schofield
Based on The Song and Dance Man 
by George M. Cohan
Starring Tom Moore
Bessie Love
Cinematography James Wong Howe
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • February 28, 1926 (1926-02-28) (United States)
Running time 70 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Song and Dance Man is a 1926 American silent film comedy-drama produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released through Paramount Pictures. It is based on a play by George M. Cohan and was directed by Herbert Brenon. A copy of the film is housed in the Library of Congress collection. It is missing reels 1 and 2, but reels 3–7 of the seven-reel film survive.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


  • Tom Moore as Happy Farrell
  • Bessie Love as Leola Lane
  • Harrison Ford as Joseph Murdock
  • Norman Trevor as Charles Nelson
  • Bobby Watson as Fred Carroll
  • Josephine Drake as Jane Rosemond
  • George Nash as Inspector Craig
  • William B. Mack as Tom Crosby
  • Helen Lindroth as Marsha Lane
  • Jane Jennings as Ma Carroll


  1. ^ The Song and Dance Man at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921–30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. ^ The Song and Dance Man as produced on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre, December 31, 1923;
  4. ^ The Song and Dance Man at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: Paramount Pictures
  5. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artist Collection at The Library of Congress by The American Film Institute, p.170, c.1978
  6. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Song and Dance Man

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