The World's Champion

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The World's Champion
The World's Champion (1922) - 1.jpg
Film still with Wallace Reid and boxer Kid McCoy
Directed by Phil Rosen
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Based on The Champion
by Thomas Louden and A.E. Thomas
Starring Wallace Reid
Lois Wilson
Cinematography Charles Schoenbaum (aka C. Edgar Schoenbaum)
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • February 25, 1922 (1922-02-25)
Running time
5 reels; 5,030 feet
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The World's Champion is a 1922 silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The movie is based on the play The Champion by Thomas Louden and A.E. Thomas that was produced on Broadway in 1921.[1][2] The film was directed by Phil Rosen and starred Wallace Reid. This film survives in an incomplete form at the Library of Congress.[3][4]


  • Wallace Reid - William Burroughs
  • Lois Wilson - Lady Elizabeth
  • Lionel Belmore - John Burroughs
  • Henry Miller, Jr. - George Burroughs
  • Helen Dunbar - Mrs. Burroughs
  • Leslie Casey - Reverend David Burroughs
  • Tiny Sandford - Lord Brockington (billed as Stanley J. Sandford)
  • William J. Ferguson - Butler (billed as W.J. Ferguson)
  • Guy Oliver - Mooney
  • Norman Selby (Kid McCoy)


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