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|His First Command|
|Directed by||Gregory La Cava|
|Written by||Jack Jungmeyer |
Gregory La Cava
|Produced by||Ralph Block|
|Starring||William Boyd |
|Cinematography||John J. Mescall |
Arthur C. Miller
|Edited by||Doane Harrison|
|Distributed by||Pathé Exchange|
|December 28, 1929|
His First Command is a 1929 American comedy action film directed by Gregory La Cava and starring William Boyd, Dorothy Sebastian and Gavin Gordon. Location shooting took place at Fort Riley in Kansas.
A playboy falls in love with the daughter of the commandant of an American post. He enlists in order to be close to her, but soon finds that his manners irritate the other soldiers.
- William Boyd as Terry Culver
- Dorothy Sebastian as Judy Gaylord
- Gavin Gordon as Lt. Freddie Allen
- Helen Parrish as Jane Sargent
- Alphonse Ethier as Col. Gaylord
- Howard Hickman as Maj. Hall
- Paul Hurst as Sgt. Westbrook
- Jules Cowles as Cpl. Jones
- Rose Tapley as Mrs. Pike
- Mabel Van Buren as Mrs. Sargent
- Charles R. Moore as Homer
- Munden p.352
- Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.
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