Newspaper advertisement for The Boob and Tony Runs Wild (1926)
|Directed by||William A. Wellman|
Kenneth B. Clarke (scenario)|
Katherine Hilliker (titles)
H.H. Caldwell (titles)
George K. Arthur
|Cinematography||William H. Daniels|
|Edited by||Ben Lewis|
The Boob (released in the UK as The Yokel) is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, and starring Gertrude Olmstead, Antonio D'Algy, George K. Arthur, and Joan Crawford.
Peter (George K. Arthur) a chivalrous idealist seeks to win the heart of Amy (Gertrude Olmstead), in turn fancies urbane Harry (Tony D'Algy). Jane (Joan Crawford) is a Prohibition agent who helps uncover bootleg activities.
- Gertrude Olmstead as Amy
- George K. Arthur as Peter Good
- Joan Crawford as Jane
- Charles Murray as Cactus Jim
- Tony D'Algy as Harry Benson (credited as Antonio D'Algy)
- Hank Mann as The Village Soda Clerk
- Edythe Chapman as The Old Lady (uncredited)
- Babe London as Fat Girl (uncredited)
A print of The Boob has been prepared and preserved by MGM.
- The Boob at silentera.com
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
- American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: The Boob
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