Bits of Life
|Bits of Life|
|Directed by||Marshall Neilan
|Produced by||Marshall Neilan|
|Screenplay by||Lucita Squier|
|Based on||Short stories by Thomas McMorrow, Walter Trumbull, Hugh Wiley, Marshall Nielan|
|Cinematography||Ray June, David Kesson|
|Distributed by||Associated First National|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Bits of Life is a 1921 American film produced, written, and directed by Marshall Neilan. The film is notable as the first anthology film. The cast included Lon Chaney and Noah Beery, Sr. For her performance in this film, Anna May Wong received her first screen credit. Bits of Life is considered lost.
- Wesley Barry as Tom Levitt, a boy
- Rockliffe Fellowes as Tom Levitt
- Lon Chaney as Chin Chow
- Noah Beery, Sr. as Hindoo
- Anna May Wong as Toy Sing, Chin Chow's Wife
- John Bowers as Dentist's Patient
- Teddy Sampson
- Dorothy Mackaill
- Edythe Chapman
- Frederick Burton
- James Bradbury Jr.
- Tammany Young
- Harriet Hammond
- James Neill
- Scott Welsh
- Bennett, Carl (ed.). "Progressive Silent Film List: Bits of Life". Silent Era. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
- "Bits of Life". Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
- Gan, Geraldine. "Anna May Wong". Lives of Notable Asian Americans: Arts, Entertainment, Sports (The Asian American Experience). New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995. ISBN 0-7910-2188-2. p. 84.
- Pavlides, Dan. "Bits of Life". Allmovie. Retrieved 2008-05-25.
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