The Patsy (1928 film)

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The Patsy
Lobby card
Directed by King Vidor
Produced by Marion Davies
William Randolph Hearst
King Vidor
Written by Barry Conners
Agnes Christine Johnston
Ralph Spence
Starring Marion Davies
Marie Dressler
Music by Vivek Maddala
Cinematography John F. Seitz
Edited by Hugh Wynn
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
  • April 22, 1928 (1928-04-22)
Running time
78 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

The Patsy is a 1928 American silent comedy-drama film directed by King Vidor,[1] co-produced by and starring Marion Davies for Cosmopolitan Productions, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was Marie Dressler's "comeback" film after a long slump in her movie career.


King Vidor and his cameramen set out in his Hacker-Craft speedboat to film water sequences for The Patsy.


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Patsy". Silent Era. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 

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