Kid Boots (film)

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Kid Boots
Kid Boots FilmPoster.jpeg
Lobby card
Directed by Frank Tuttle
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Luther Reed (adaptation)
Tom Gibson (screenplay)
George Marion Jr. (titles)
Based on Kid Boots
by William Anthony McGuire and Otto Harbach
Starring Eddie Cantor
Clara Bow
Cinematography Victor Milner
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • October 4, 1926 (1926-10-04)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Kid Boots is a 1926 American silent feature comedy film directed by Frank Tuttle, and based on the 1923 musical written by William Anthony McGuire and Otto Harbach.[1] This was entertainer Eddie Cantor's first film. A print is preserved at the Library of Congress.[2][3][4][5]


After a bully helps him out of a jam, Samuel "Kid" Boots tries to return the favor by helping his new friend get free from a gold digging wife.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Kid Boots
  2. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Kid Boots at
  3. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30, The American Film Institute, c.1971
  4. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artist Collection at The Library of Congress by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  5. ^ The Library of congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Kid Boots

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